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The Resource Curse

Venezuela’s inflation woes are growing

Kai Ryssdal and Scott Tong Feb 23, 2016
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The Resource Curse

Venezuela’s inflation woes are growing

Kai Ryssdal and Scott Tong Feb 23, 2016
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This week, Venezuela started issuing new bills in the country to keep up with inflation. The Venezuelan government reports that the country’s inflation rate is currently at 186 percent.

Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal talked to Scott Tong, Marketplace’s sustainability correspondent, on what the high inflation rate actually looks like on the ground.

Click the audio player above to listen to their conversation. 

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