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, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Malaysia Consumer Prices Rise at Slower Pace in July
Wall Street Journal - 8/20/2014 10:10:42 AM
Malaysia's consumer prices rose at a slower pace in July despite festive season during the month, clouding the prospects for another interest rate increase this year. The consumer-price index—the Southeast Asian country's main gauge of inflation—rose 3 ...
A Long-Term Look At Inflation
investing.com - 8/20/2014 5:38:41 AM
The August Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released this morning puts the July year-over-year inflation rate at 1.99%, off the May 19-month high of 2.13%. It is well below the 3.87% average since the end of the Second World War and 16 ...
Two Measures Of Inflation and Fed Policy
ETF Daily News - 8/20/2014 12:48:11 PM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the PCE Price Index. The BLS’s Consumer Price Index for July shows core inflation ... the rest of the world is struggling?
Inflation readings from the US and UK
Forex Street - 8/20/2014 9:06:17 AM
The annual rate of UK inflation ... on 1.33 the figure. Consumer prices in the United States rose a bare 0.1% in July despite strong gains in food costs, the country’s Labour Department has reported. The slowdown in consumer inflation after three months ...
Inflation: Three reasons why rising food prices could be here to stay
The Economic Times - 8/20/2014 11:29:26 AM
None of the standard explanations quite explain the rise in food prices India has seen: pronounced since 2006 and alarming after 2010. Drought and poor rains? The country ... the latest Consumer Price Index numbers show that food inflation in July ...
Brazil Consumer Prices Rise Least in 13 Months as Food Declines
Bloomberg - 8/20/2014 12:12:23 PM
Brazil’s consumer prices in the month through mid-August rose at the slowest pace in 13 months as the cost of food and beverages fell. Inflation ... the world’s longest tightening cycle. Consumer prices will slow to target if current interest rates ...
Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise at Slowest Pace in Five Months
Businessweek - 8/19/2014 10:33:22 AM
The Fed’s 2-percent inflation goal is based on the Commerce Department’s price gauge that is tied to consumer ... is the world’s biggest pork supplier. “Although Russia has banned U.S. pork imports, international demand from other countries remains ...
High South African inflation edges lower: official data
Business Recorder - 8/20/2014 8:30:29 AM
JOHANNESBURG: South African inflation ticked down to 6.3 percent in July, government data showed on Wednesday, easing pressure slightly on consumers. The consumer price index was 0.3 ... through a series of interest rate rises. In July the bank raised ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...
U.K. Inflation Continues To Fall, Putting Interest Rate Hike Off The Table
Action Forex - 8/20/2014 7:26:04 AM
As long as inflation ... rates slowly and gradually, when they decide the time has come to do so.' - Jeremy Cook, chief economist at World First Interest rate increase in the U.K. is put off from the agenda again, as Britain's consumer prices declined ...
World food inflation slows as farm prices set to stabilise - OECD/FAO
Reuters - 7/11/2014 9:25:05 AM
"At the start of the (2014-2023) outlook period, food price inflation at the consumer level appears lower ... as wealthier people in emerging countries eat more protein, but the growth rate will be slower than in the previous 10 years, the agencies said.
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
econintersect.com - 11/26/2013 2:27:06 AM
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 ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo Finance - 9/6/2013 10:51:11 AM
Brazil's real GDP growth rate of 7.5% in 2010 was among the world’s best, but since then the country's average ... The government claimed consumer prices rose 0.9% month-over-month in July, while outside sources estimate the inflation rate at more ...