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
Here’s the Short Worldwide History of Inflation and Deflation
The Wall Street Journal - 11/25/2014 2:20:44 PM
Consumer prices are heading lower across much of the world. And that’s been ... A number of arguments are made for why inflation was so rampant during the 1970s. There was the ending of the Bretton Woods fixed exchange rate regime at the start of that ...
Consumer confidence improves in November: ANZ report
Economic Times - 11/25/2014 6:16:57 PM
MUMBAI: After being in the dumps, consumer confidence in the country ... "Only lower inflation will improve consumer confidence," she added. Apart from standard macro-economic developments, the Index also factors in currency, gold price, equity markets ...
GLOBAL MARKETS-World stocks mixed, U.S. undermined by weak consumer data
Reuters - 11/25/2014 10:13:11 PM
"It was a nice U.S. opening to new highs and then you ended up with consumer ... to boost prices. Falling prices have helped energy-importing countries but are proving counterproductive to nations like Japan, which is seeking to boost inflation and bust ...
BSP: Inflation to ease further in Nov
BusinessMirror. - 11/24/2014 6:18:09 PM
The early indicators of softer inflation include the tamer price of the heavily weighted rice products, as well as the low oil prices during the month. “Well, given the indicators, we would expect that consumer ... the country’s inflation rate neared ...
Bank of Korea gets warning on dangers of deflation, rate cuts urged
South China Morning Post - 11/25/2014 5:52:30 AM
The Korea Development Institute said in a report that the gross domestic product deflator, a measure of inflation used to calculate economic growth in real terms, has been undercutting the more commonly used consumer price index (CPI). Lee Jae-joon ...
China ‘ready to cut rates again on fears of deflation’
Dawn - 11/25/2014 12:59:00 AM
BEIJING: China’s leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again ... Producer prices, charged at the factory gate, have been falling for almost three years, piling pressure on manufacturers, and consumer inflation is also weak.
India Inflation – Should Interest rates be cut?
NITI Central - 11/25/2014 1:56:16 AM
the last of which specifically requests a rate cut in December 2014 itself. If Rajan holds out, as most private and public sector banks expect him to, he is ignoring the massive drop in inflation – thanks to the over $30 per barrel drop in oil prices.
Low oil price to boost stocks, deflation risk: James Saft
Reuters - 11/25/2014 12:08:54 AM
Oil prices are already down about 30 percent since June, and with little consensus about the likely outcome from a meeting of ministers from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ... the impact on consumer price inflation in the coming ...
The Three Countries With The Highest Inflation
Forbes - 5/9/2014 7:43:49 PM
Elevated inflation can be harmful to a country’s economy. Moreover, as prices rise, if wages don’t keep ... In this article, we’ll discuss the three countries with the world’s highest inflation rate. We’ll also include a brief, but important ...
Australian Dollar to New Zealand Dollar (AUD/NZD) Exchange Rate Stronger on NZ Inflation
audnews.com.au - 11/24/2014 3:19:11 PM
After the Reserve Bank of New Zealand 2-Year Inflation Expectation ticked ... The Australian Dollar to New Zealand Dollar exchange rate is currently trending in the region of 1.0956. Yesterday… After iron ore prices declined for the fifth consecutive ...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
The Business Insider - 1/22/2014 2:55:33 PM
For some context here's a chart of current inflation rates around the world ... the prices of imported goods, both input raw materials and consumer goods, go up. Emerging markets’ current high inflation rates will likely limit emerging market countries ...
Falling inflation a worry for Europe but also the world
MENAFN - 11/25/2014 12:33:22 PM
A spectacular drop in crude oil prices over the past month will be the centre of discussion when ministers from the world's top oil ... of Petroleum Exporting Countries decides. The latest Reuters poll suggests eurozone inflation relapsed to 0.3 per ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
There are similar declines in many European countries ... inflation rate to fall as low as it has. Inflation has also been falling in Europe, where the European Central Bank cut interest rates last week in response to a surprising estimate that consumer ...
The price is a blight
The Economist online - 11/9/2013 10:35:32 PM
Asset prices have certainly soared. But consumer prices ... their income through inflation. If inflation in the countries with which the weak economies trade is high, they can improve their competitiveness simply by keeping their rate lower.
Weak Consumer Spending And Falling Oil Prices Push Eurozone Inflation To 5-Year Low
Seeking Alpha - 10/20/2014 6:20:52 AM
Inflation in the euro area is down to its lowest number in five years. The annual rate of consumer price ... growing signs of falling prices in the periphery, and inflation also remains worryingly weak in the core countries. Inflation in September was ...