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Surveying and sampling.
GLOBAL GLANCES

Inflating, taking, and making: the 10 most important economic charts of the week

By Melvin Backman

Inflating

US inflation is still being weighed down by falling oil prices

Same thing with UK inflation

Don’t even ask about Chinese prices (especially for producers)

Nigerian inflation is going in the opposite direction

UK wage growth seems stuck

Taking

Brazilians are shopping less and less

American shoppers are slowing down too

Making

India’s industrial production is popping

Chinese imports are dropping

The euro zone’s trade surplus is flying high