Economist, Howard Archer says: "While inflation should trend lower over the coming months, the very real danger is that it will prove significantly stickier than had been hoped for due to persistently high oil prices.
Sticky consumer price inflation would maintain an appreciable squeeze on consumers' purchasing power and dilute hopes that consumers will increasingly step up their spending as 2012 progresses."
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