Definition: This entry furnishes the annual percent change in consumer prices compared with the previous year's consumer prices.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Inflation up 2.9% – GCC committee discusses bourses’ integration
Kuwait Times - 9/26/2016 8:24:36 PM
KUWAIT: The Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for August 2016 recorded an increase ... and beverages” increased in the month of August 2016 by 0.39%. So the annual inflation rate for this group decreased in August 2016 by 0.19% compared with August 2015 ...
Low fuel prices kept inflation at 1.1 per cent in August
onenewspage.com - 9/23/2016 1:40:08 PM
The country's annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent ... cent in August as pulses and manufactured items showed uptick in prices even as... By Nick Buffie* The Consumer Price Index (CPI-U) for August showed that prices over the past ...
S.A keeps rates on hold, signals tightening could end
cnbcafrica.com - 9/22/2016 1:48:29 PM
Headline consumer ... pattern of global capital flows and to emerging market exchange rates in general, with continued uncertainty regarding the timing and pace of future moves. The year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the consumer price index ...
Why have negative rates failed to generate inflation?
www.leaprate.com - 9/26/2016 9:18:53 AM
The worldwide recession brought along with it high unemployment and less spending, hence lower global inflation ... Hence, consumer prices tend to deflate in developed countries where the interest rates are pulled into negative territories.
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Bank of Israel holds key rate, raises growth forecasts
Reuters - 9/26/2016 10:30:28 AM
Growth was led by consumer ... in the inflation rate because lower commodity prices have allowed manufacturers to absorb salary increases without having to raise product prices. But if commodity prices, especially fuels, keep stable, and global ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
India Growing 8% a Year Seen by Citi Helping Oil, Gold Demand
Bloomberg - 9/26/2016 4:46:52 AM
The country ... prices into the $100-a-barrel range, but will be enough to impact global supply-and-demand balances of several commodities, Morse said. “While India is no China, the sub-continent’s largest economy is becoming the third largest oil ...
Canadian inflation in August an unexpectedly weak 1.1% amid lower fuel prices
Medicine Hat News - 9/23/2016 12:50:02 PM
OTTAWA – The country’s annual inflation rate was an unexpectedly low 1.1 per cent in August as lower fuel prices dragged the rate to the lower reaches of the Bank of Canada’s target range. Statistics Canada’s latest reading on the consumer price ...
Canada – The consumer price index dropped 0.2% in August
Forex Street - 9/26/2016 8:43:05 AM
Canada – The consumer price index dropped 0.2% in August, allowing the year-on-year inflation ... year’s sole rate increase to be in December rather than at November’s meeting which is just a few days before the elections. World – The Bank of ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Slow growth could lead to rate cut in Canada, economists say
National Post - 9/23/2016 5:14:53 PM
OTTAWA — When Canada’s top economists sit down next month with Finance Minister Bill Morneau to carve out a consensus on the country’s growth outlook, weak consumer prices and ... to cut interest rates.” Canada’s annual inflation rate fell ...
Deflation continues: Prices down 0.8 percent in 2nd quarter
www.caymancompass.com - 9/26/2016 12:22:01 AM
Consumer ... of countries in the developed world whose economic structures vary significantly from ours,” she explained. “We import 80 to 90 percent on average of everything we consume, with very few exceptions. When international commodity prices ...
Global Growth and Inflation Remain Low; Initial Impact of Brexit Is Muted
dallasfed.org - 9/23/2016 2:30:15 PM
Growth continues to be poor, with no particular country ... its cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.50 percent on Aug. 2. Given the low levels of inflation for most major economies, weak global demand, low investment and low commodity prices, it is likely ...
How Much Does the US Interest Rate Influence Gold?
Market Realist - 9/26/2016 1:26:26 AM
After the Fed funds rate announcement on September ... on economic numbers such as CPI (Consumer Price Index), employment, and housing starts. The rate of interest in the United States as well as many other countries invariably takes a lot from these ...