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
Egypt annual urban consumer price inflation highest in years
The Miami Herald - 1/10/2017 7:06:01 AM
Egypt on Tuesday reported a dramatic jump in the country's annual urban consumer price inflation, a stark reflection of the ... cigarette prices jumped 25.6 percent and hotel rates increased nearly 28.3 percent, the agency said. Egypt floated the pound ...
Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news
The Economist online - 1/13/2017 4:17:49 AM
So rich countries are importing a bit more globally made inflation. How big an impact that has depends on the exchange rate. And in much of the rich world, currency markets ... has not fed through to higher consumer-price inflation, notes Ralf Preusser ...
Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.55 percent
venturesafrica.com - 1/16/2017 4:53:02 PM
The present fall in global oil prices since 2014 as resulted in the rising inflation as the country ... the Consumer Price Index hit 18.55 percent for December which was triggered by the festivities and naira depreciation. The average exchange rate in ...
Inflation, not Trump or Brexit biggest headache for Russian central bank
RT - 1/16/2017 10:05:01 AM
As of November, Russian inflation stood at 5.6 percent. If “a sustainable decline in consumer price ... interest rate stands at 10 percent, a significant slide from 17 percent during the peak of the economic crisis, but far above Western countries.
New Era - 1/16/2017 9:36:23 AM
The Namibia Consumer Price Index (NCPI) calculates the inflation of the country. Inflation is basically the illustration ... So, as per the statistics released last week Thursday, the annual inflation rate for December 2016 increased by 3.6 percentage ...
Greek consumer prices rise in December, led by alcohol, transport costs
Reuters - 1/11/2017 5:10:17 AM
ATHENS, Jan 11 Greece's annual EU-harmonised inflation rate turned positive ... highest level in November 2013, when consumer prices registered a 2.9 percent year-on-year decline. By contrast, inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro grew faster ...
Interest rates could go up or down after Brexit, admits Bank of England chief Carney
The Daily Express - 1/16/2017 9:39:22 PM
In his first major speech of the year, Mr Carney said interest rates could go in either direction as the country enters a period of higher consumer price inflation ... new opportunities with the rest of the world open up." His comments came as the pound ...
Inflation climbs 11-year high as food prices skyrocket
nigerianeye.com - 1/14/2017 12:01:55 PM
Increase in the prices of food items has maintained Nigeria’s Consumer ... 2016 year-end inflation at 12 percent. The IMF on Thursday said inflation in Nigeria was mainly driven by challenges surrounding the country’s exchange rate regime.
China Focus: China producer prices pick up, consumer inflation remains mild
Xinhua News Agency - 1/10/2017 2:08:21 PM
The growth rate ... of inflation, increased 2.1 percent from a year ago, slightly down from November's 2.3-percent rise. For the whole of 2016, the CPI rose 2 percent, well below the government's 3-percent annual target. The country's consumer price ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
3 reasons global inflation worries are premature
Inside Fidelity - 1/13/2017 8:06:53 AM
Consumer ... for much of the world, there is still a greater risk of inflation being too low than too high." In general the bond market is volatile, and fixed income securities carry interest rate risk. (As interest rates rise, bond prices usually fall ...
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 ...
Venezuela minimum wage to rise by 50% 'to combat inflation'
BBC - 1/9/2017 3:46:46 AM
Venezuela's inflation rate, the highest in the world, has gutted the value of the bolivar. The country has been hit by low oil prices, its key export. It has also faced severe shortages of food, medicine and basic goods. Opponents say the president's ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Nigeria: FSDH forecasts marginal drop in Dec inflation to 18.44%
World Stage - 1/12/2017 12:25:46 PM
WorldStage Newsonline-- Ahead of the expected to release the inflation ... Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to 213.35 points, representing a month-on-month increase of 0.96%. We estimate that the increase in the CCPI in December will produce an inflation rate ...