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On the Wedge Between the PPI and CPI Inflation Indicators

Staff Working Paper 2022-5 Shang-Jin Wei, Yinxi Xie
We find that the CPI and PPI inflation indexes co-moved strongly throughout the late 20th century, but their correlation has fallen substantially since the early 2000s. We offer a structural explanation for this divergence based on the growth of global supply chains since 2000. This finding offers a unique perspective for the future design of optimal monetary policy.
January 26, 2022

Monetary Policy Report - Press Conference (Webcasts) - January 2022

Release of the Monetary Policy Report — Press conference by Governor Tiff Macklem and Carolyn Rogers, Senior Deputy Governor (11:00 (ET) approx.).

January 26, 2022

Interest Rate Announcement and Monetary Policy Report

10:00 (ET)
On eight scheduled dates each year, the Bank of Canada issues a press release announcing its decision for the overnight rate target, together with a short explanation of the factors influencing the decision. Four times a year, the Bank of Canada’s Governing Council presents the Bank’s base-case projection for inflation and growth in the Canadian economy, and its assessment of risks.

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