"The strong inflation trend is increasing the pressure on central banks to raise interest rates more quickly. This debate is already heated in the U.S., but the ECB will also have to deal with it. It would be dangerous if the central bank waits too long to take this step."
Earlier, the Federal Statistical Office announced that goods and services in Germany increased in price by 3.8 percent year-on-year in July.
ARD-Tagesthemen, 30.07.2021: Interview with Helge Fuhst (starting minute 10:00). Watch the video
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Bild am Sonntag/Bild.de, 5.08.2021: "Die Inflation wird uns Jahre verfolgen - Top-Ökonom Volker Wieland drängt EZB zur Zinsanhebung"