Commodity prices have been relatively flat since October. However, a tentative agreement of N30,000 between labour and the government on a minimum wage averted a shutdown strike.
The wider implications of a wage settlement on the aggregate disposable income of Nigerians is that demand for consumer goods will increase. At a time of rising inflation, a spike in money supply could be a destabilising factor for price stability.
The attached slides address these and other issues in the domestic and global commodities market.
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