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PODCAST: Cost of living crisis – Ukraine war fuels price hikes and protests

Transport workers strike and businesses strain as inflation and energy costs soar 

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02 April 2022 10:34 AM

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ACN | Barcelona

Cristina Tomàs White and Cillian Shields join Lorcan Doherty to discuss the economic effects in Catalonia of the war in Ukraine. Press play below to listen or subscribe on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts or Spotify.

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Cristina Serradell, director of international trade at Catalonia Trade & Investment, explains how Catalan businesses and global supply chains are adjusting.

We hear from truckers and taxi drivers protesting against soaring fuel costs, find out how rising energy prices are hurting manufacturers and ask what actions authorities are taking to address the crisis.

This week's Catalan phrase is 'has begut oli', literally 'you have drunk oil', it means you have made a big mistake.

Listen to more episodes of Filling the Sink below or find out more here. Get in touch with the podcast team: fillingthesink@acn.cat

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  • Transport workers protest outside the Spanish government's Barcelona headquarters, March 24, 2022 (by Lluís Sibils)

  • Transport workers protest outside the Spanish government's Barcelona headquarters, March 24, 2022 (by Lluís Sibils)

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