Imported Inflation in the Maghreb Countries

  • Hussen Faraj Alhwij Faculty of Economics and Commerce, Elmergib University (Libya)
Keywords: imported inflation, Maghreb countries, Panel data, Money supply, Government expenditure


The main aim of this study was to estimate imported inflation in the Maghreb countries, and to test whether or not the results can be affected by the rental nature of some of these countries. In order to achieve its objectives, the study has used an annual data for the period 1995-2018. and has utilized FGLS method in the context of panel data modelling.The main findings of the study can be classified into three groups. (1) The study has found a positive and significant relationship between local inflation and imported inflation indicators. Moreover, the same results have been captured regarding internal sources of inflation "money supply and government expenditure". (2) The study has found that the rental nature of some Maghreb countries has affected the results. (3) the study has found a negative and significant relationship between import inflation and local inflation in the rental Maghreb countries.


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Faraj Alhwij, H. (2021). Imported Inflation in the Maghreb Countries. Roa Iktissadia Review, 11(1), 111-122. Retrieved from