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
Why Venezuela Is The 'Most Miserable' Country In The World, Again
Yahoo Finance - 1/23/2015 10:07:38 PM
Venezuela is the most miserable country ... Venezuela's consumer price index What makes them similar, though, is that both are plagued the with same main problem according to Cato — consumer price inflation. Venezuela's inflation rate sits at over ...
UAE's inflation hits 6-year high on rising housing, utility costs
Arabian Business - 1/25/2015 1:41:12 AM
According to official data released by the United Arab Emirates National Bureau of Statistics on Sunday, the ... that the December inflation matched the rate in October, which was the highest for nearly six years. The consumer price data showed that ...
With 4.30pc inflation rate, Pakistan third cheapest country to live in after India, Nepal
customstoday.com.pk - 1/24/2015 3:58:23 AM
ISLAMABAD –Pakistan where inflation rate was recorded at 4.30 percent in December of 2014 has been ranked as the third cheapest country to live in ... In Pakistan, most important categories in the consumer price index are food and non-alcoholic beverages ...
Oman's inflation eases to 0.8 percent in December
MENAFN - 1/26/2015 9:39:37 AM
(MENAFN) The Omani National Centre for Statistics and Information (NCSI) said that Oman's annual inflation rate, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), declined ... Jan 26 2015 - World failing refugees: Jolie, Gulf Times (MENAFN - Gulf Times ...
World Misery Index: Serbia one of the poorest countries in the world
InSerbia - 1/25/2015 5:44:35 AM
According to the list of the most poor countries in the world, published by Cato Institute ... while other countries have problems such as interest rates or consumer prices.
UPDATE 1-Canada inflation rate drops to 9-month low as gas cost sinks
Reuters - 1/23/2015 8:31:35 AM
The annualized rate ... its inflation target and economic growth. A 16.6 percent drop in gasoline prices was the main reason for a slower yearly rise in overall inflation to December. Prices increased in seven of the eight major components in the consumer ...
India’s economy on the rise as oil price drops
The National - 1/24/2015 2:14:00 PM
India is benefiting from sharply reduced import costs and inflation as a result. The country was the world ... Further rate cuts are expected this year, bringing down the cost of borrowing, which encourages consumer spending and brings the price of ...
Falling gas prices slow December inflation to 1.5%: Statistics Canada
Times Colonist - 1/23/2015 5:32:38 AM
OTTAWA - The collapse in oil prices slowed Canadian inflation in December as falling pump prices helped decelerate the annual rate to 1.5 per cent, a drop from its two per cent perch the month before. On Friday, Statistics Canada's latest consumer price ...
QuickList: December inflation rates for Canadian provinces, territories
Castanet - 1/23/2015 2:22:21 PM
OTTAWA - Falling Canadian pump prices last month played a big role in slowing the ... that the consumer price index â€” the key measure of inflation â€” rose 1.5 per cent in the 12 months to December. That's down from November's rate of 2.0 ...
The U.S. Economy Is Strong, But Is It Strong Enough to Power the World? Davos is Worried
Bloomberg - 1/25/2015 10:55:22 PM
For the world economy ... their plan to raise interest rates this year, many Davos delegates said. Despite the recent growth and jobs recovery, the Fed’s preferred inflation gauge, the personal consumption expenditures price index, has undershot its ...
Lower Inflation In China Could Be Good For Its Economy
Market Realist - 1/23/2015 5:06:59 PM
However, it still is of the world’s fastest ... policy from the country’s central bank should further support the local economy. The graph above shows the year-over-year inflation in China, based on the CPI (consumer price index) for 2014.
Evaporating inflation and growth put pressure on central banks
Reuters - 1/23/2015 5:06:59 PM
Euro zone firms cut prices at the fastest rate in nearly ... reach its 2 percent inflation target two years into so-called 'Abenomics' – a mix of aggressive monetary and fiscal policy and structural reform aimed at pulling the country out of decades ...
Australia Inflation Data to Support Case for Interest Rate Cut
Wall Street Journal - 1/23/2015 6:37:03 AM
Economists say a soft inflation reading is needed so that the RBA can present a cut in interest rates as a positive response to falling prices, rather than couching it in terms of a problem with the economy, which might dent business and consumer confidence.
Oil dive slows inflation
Fort Frances Times - 1/23/2015 3:45:16 AM
OTTAWA—The collapse in oil prices slowed Canadian inflation in December as falling pump prices helped decelerate the annual rate to 1.5 percent—a drop from its two percent perch the month before. Statistics Canada’s latest consumer price index today ...
Inflation fear is not dead after all
Futures Magazine - 1/24/2015 12:52:16 AM
The Treasury market is starting to show renewed inflation expectations, giving the Federal Reserve more latitude to raise interest rates while most of the world’s other major ... for the average rise in consumer prices during the life of the debt ...