The inflation has many causes, from rising global demand for commodities to the monetary constraints of currencies pegged to the weakening American dollar
这里的pegged to 怎么理解？
In Syria, where oil production is drying up, prices have also risen sharply. Although it has begun to liberalize its rigid socialist economy, the government has repeatedly put off plans to eliminate the subsidies that keep prices artificially low for its citizens, fearing domestic reprisals.
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