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
Malaysia sees highest inflation rate in eight years
www.talkvietnam.com - 3/26/2017 11:06:21 AM
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Malaysia’s consumer price index in February rose 4.5 percent year-on-year, the highest in more than eight years. Meanwhile, previous forecast in a Bloomberg survey stated that inflation rate of the country would stand from 3.9 ...
Annual pace of inflation lowers in Feb, declining food prices soften impact
customstoday.com.pk - 3/25/2017 12:40:35 PM
OTTAWA: The annual pace of inflation in Canada ticked lower in February as higher prices for gasoline were offset in part by declining costs for fresh fruit and vegetables. Statistics Canada said Friday the consumer ... the rest of the world inflation ...
UK prices surge. Inflation hits highest level in 3 years
KTVZ.com - 3/21/2017 2:11:14 PM
The move above 2% poses a challenge for the Bank of England, which aims to keep inflation around that mark. The central bank could now come under pressure to hike interest rates from their current ultra-low levels. "Rising prices have nudged inflation well ...
Economic boost brings surge in inflation
The Nation - 3/26/2017 1:36:40 PM
KARACHI - Country’s central bank has left its benchmark interest rate unchanged for the fifth straight meeting, unfazed as inflation rises at ... cut cycles in Asia is ending as price pressures pick up across the world and the US tightens policy.
Brazil's inflation likely eases to 4.7 percent in mid-March
Reuters - 3/20/2017 1:29:28 PM
Consumer ... prices, considered to be more sensitive to monetary policy and economic activity than industrial goods, probably slowed to the lowest rate since 2008. Brazil's sudden inflation slowdown highlights the unprecedented severity of the country's ...
BSP keeps 3% benchmark rate on manageable inflation outlook
BusinessMirror. - 3/23/2017 1:11:36 PM
The monetary authority, however, slightly cut its inflation forecast for the year, despite rising consumer prices in recent months. The BSP decided to maintain the interest rate on its overnight ... said a cut in the country’s reserve requirement ratio ...
Sterling rises as investors eye UK inflation data
Times of India - 3/21/2017 2:54:11 PM
Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http ... awaited data expected to show continued rising prices in Britain as the country readies to kick off divorce talks with the European Union next week. Strong consumer spending was behind the British economy's ...
China's exports do not include inflation
asia.nikkei.com - 3/21/2017 3:26:59 AM
The price of ... with other countries' clothing prices. That would tell economists that there could be a common factor (China) determining the inflation rate. In fact, there is no relationship between clothing prices elsewhere in the world and clothing ...
UK inflation shoots above two percent, adding to Bank of England conundrum
Reuters - 3/21/2017 5:43:00 AM
LONDON British inflation shot past the Bank of England's 2 percent target last month, potentially adding to uneasiness among some officials at the central bank about keeping interest rates near zero. Consumer prices ... economy as the country prepares ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... 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. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
My vision of macro
themoneyillusion.com - 3/27/2017 5:21:34 AM
The second suggests that a change in inflation will cause an equal change in nominal interest rates ... countries with high nominal GDP growth (Brazil, Belarus’, Russia, etc.) failed to get out of that trap. I’m not sure when the world will get ...
Rates maintained but inflation rate forecasts trimmed
BusinessWorld Online - 3/25/2017 2:10:40 AM
As expected, the Monetary Board left policy settings at 3.5% for the overnight lending rate, three percent ... upside pressures on general consumer prices. Mr. Guinigundo said the central bank now expects 2017 inflation to average 3.4%, a tad slower ...
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 ...
Monetary policy credibility and exchange rate pass-through
voxeu.org - 3/13/2017 5:55:28 PM
Exchange rate pass-through – the rate at which consumer ... while higher inflation and exchange rate volatility are associated with higher pass-through to import prices, they are not of first-order importance in explaining its cross-country and time ...
Colombia cenbank seen cutting rates by 25 bp as inflation falls
NASDAQ - 3/24/2017 8:59:52 AM
given the significant easing of inflation. Despite the decrease, consumer price expectations are still above the long-term target of 2 percent to 4 percent, and a decision to lower the rate is unlikely to be unanimous. [nL1N1FP0DD] Consumer prices rose 1 ...