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
EU forecasts modest growth amid global uncertainty
THE PREFACE - 5/3/2016 11:00:27 AM
The report highlighted increased global economic turmoil and the influx of migrants into the country as downward risks. Meanwhile, the Commission said that euro zone consumer prices are also ... In April, the annual inflation rate in the euro area was ...
A possible cure for Japan’s low inflation
The Economic Times - 5/3/2016 11:24:54 PM
Japan’s central bank has long been battling an ailment that now afflicts much of the developed world ... an inflation target of 2% in March 2013. Since then, it has made some progress: The consumer price index has risen at an average annual rate of ...
Reserve Bank of Australia cuts cash rate to fight deflation
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/4/2016 12:25:10 PM
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday cut the cash rate ... consumer price index, due mainly to falling oil prices and aggressive retailer discounting, was the first such quarterly contraction in seven years. Illustration: Ron Tandberg. Moderate ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 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
South Korea Inflation Holds Steady At 1.0% In April
Bonham Journal - 5/3/2016 10:03:11 AM
Consumer prices fell to below one percent in January, but rose to one-point-three percent in February and one percent in March. The ... amid a global low oil price trend. Similarly, the wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation decreased by 1.29 percent ...
Global headwinds hinder US
CN Cemnet - 5/3/2016 10:31:49 AM
There is plenty of reason for optimism in the United States as its economy is making progress, underpinned by sound job creation, low inflation and healthy consumer sentiment. However, it is not immune from the wider global forces, and weak oil prices will ...
Ethiopia inflation dips to 7.4 percent in April
en.starafrica.com - 5/3/2016 6:45:44 PM
The month-on-month general consumer price index (CPI) for April 2016 showed a decline of 1.5 percent as compared to the preceding month. The monthly inflation rate measures the price change between the two latest months.
Australia Cuts Interest Rates to Record Low
Investopedia - 5/3/2016 4:22:34 PM
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cut interest rates Tuesday ... elsewhere in the world, point to a lower outlook for inflation than previously forecast.” (See also: Australian CPI Falls to Record Low in Q1 2016.) Despite consumer prices falling ...
Gold Prices Still Up as Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged
Abruzzo Tv News - 5/3/2016 1:16:27 PM
In December, the central bank raised interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis in 2008, but has declined to raise them further in its three meetings since. Oil prices also ... closely monitor inflation indicators and global economic ...
Fed waiting for inflation to rise before lifting rates
Laurel Leader-Call - 5/3/2016 4:58:22 PM
Instead, the committee only said that it continues to "closely monitor inflation indicators and global ... oil prices". But neither did it say anything in its statement to prepare investors for such action. Investors now put the chances of a June rate ...
European Union sees weaker eurozone growth, inflation subdued
HQ Comox Valley - 5/3/2016 12:12:02 PM
The EU cut Tuesday its eurozone growth forecasts for this year, warning that global risks including the slowdown in China and the danger of Britain leaving the bloc were harming the economic recovery. Consumer price inflation is forecast at 0.2% in the ...
Euro zone growth to slow this year, inflation subdued: EU forecasts
Reuters - 5/3/2016 9:56:01 AM
Consumer prices are also expected ... Central Bank target of an inflation close to 2 percent. In 2017, inflation is expected to be at 1.4 percent, the Commission forecast. "The economic recovery in Europe continues but the global context is less conducive ...
European Union forecasts: Euro zone growth to slow this year, inflation subdued
Comment - 5/3/2016 11:50:33 AM
The Commission said that the Irish economy appears resilient to the recent deceleration in world ... Consumer prices have remained low, despite efforts by the European Central Bank to lift inflation in the currency bloc. The commission now expects the rate ...
Macri's Argentina Just Hit Record High Levels of Inflation
teleSUR - 5/3/2016 6:09:57 PM
Soaring inflation in Argentina has been linked to major price hikes in basic ... in April hit the highest rate seen since 2002 in the aftermath of the historic debt default that epitomized the South American country’s economic crisis.
Global Inflation Accelerated in January, OECD Says
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2016 11:16:43 AM
Global inflation rates picked up for a fourth straight month in January, although that revival is likely to prove short-lived following sharp falls in commodity prices since the start of the year. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ...