The dollar has increased by 22% versus the yen, 13% against the euro.
6% against currencies of emerging markets since the beginning of the year, reaching its highest level since 2000.
Given the dominance of the dollar in international commerce and finance.
Such a rapid strengthening of the dollar in a short period of time has significant macroeconomic ramifications for practically all countries.
While the US's share of global product exports has decreased from 12 to 8 percent since 2000, the dollar has maintained a 40 percent or so market share.
The weakening of many nations' currencies in relation to the dollar has made the battle to reduce inflation more difficult.