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Where Price Hikes Hurt

  1. Where Price Hikes Hurt
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    Where Price Hikes Hurt

    It’s an inflationary planet out there as consumers across the globe find their shopping bills steeper and gas tanks costlier to fill. Here are some typical items that have become much more expensive in the last 12 months.

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  2. Pork Chops
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    Pork Chops

    Market: U.S.
    Price: $3.36/lb
    Change: up 9.4%

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  3. Gasoline
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    Gasoline

    Market: U.S.
    Price: $3.52/gallon
    Change: up 28%

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  4. Bananas
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    Bananas

    Market: China
    Price: 5.8 yuan/kg
    Change: up 40%

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  5. Chicken
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    Chicken

    Market: Hong Kong
    Price: HK$86.28
    Change: up 13%

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  6. Cheddar Cheese
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    Cheddar Cheese

    Market: New Zealand
    Price: NZ$10.51/kg
    Change: up 17%

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  7. Gold
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    Gold

    Market: India
    Price: 20,212 rupees/10 grams
    Change: up 21%

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  8. Eggs
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    Eggs

    Market: India (New Delhi)
    Price: 55 rupees/dozen
    Change: up 83%

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  9. Squid
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    Squid

    Market: Singapore
    Price: S$11.18/kg
    Change: up 14%

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  10. 1 Bdrm. apartment in Copacabana
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    1 Bdrm. apartment in Copacabana

    Market: Brazil
    Price: 9,063 reais/ sq. meter
    Change: up 51%

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  11. Car Insurance
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    Car Insurance

    Market: Britain
    Price: £1,332 in premiums/yr.
    Change: up 29%

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