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
Inflation stalls in Japan due to plunging oil prices
malaysiasun.com - 3/28/2015 4:09:34 AM
The Bank of Japan has pledged to achieve a 2 percent target inflation rate and promised to double the country's monetary base with aggressive stimulus measures 80 trillion yen a year • The government said Friday the core consumer-price index hit 0 ...
Japan nears deflation as consumer prices stop rising
Citi FM Online - 3/28/2015 11:19:04 AM
Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February. The core consumer price index (CPI ... The unemployment rate, however, fell to 3.5% in the same time period ...
Iceland's consumer prices up 1.02 percent
MENAFN - 3/28/2015 10:43:17 AM
Iceland's consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.02 percent to mid-March compared to a month earlier, Xinhua reported. Over the last three months, the CPI has increased by 1.0 percent, equivalent to an annual inflation rate of 3.9 percent, data revealed ...
Brazil's central bank forecasts economy will contract 0.5% and inflation climb to 7.9%
MercoPress - 3/27/2015 8:21:18 AM
The bank's president Tombini said before the Senate that the inflation rate should be much lower in April than ... when it shrank 0.33% amid the global recession. Consumer prices in February rose 7.7% relative to the same month of 2014, the biggest jump ...
UAE's inflation edges down from near 6-year highs
Arabian Business - 3/27/2015 2:23:23 AM
The UAE's inflation rate edged down from ... which account for over 39 percent of consumer expenses, jumped 7.4 percent from a year earlier in February and rose 0.2 percent from the previous month. Food and beverage prices, which account for nearly 14 ...
Crude shock: Deeper crisis in Yemen could mean your loan rates won't fall as expected
Firstpost - 3/28/2015 10:36:07 AM
Yemen isn’t an oil producer but it is a strategic supply route for oil imports for many countries ... factor in delayed rate cuts from the RBI and banks would limit their lending rate cuts to small margins. The consumer price inflation (new series ...
US economy grew at unchanged 2.2 percent rate in Q4 (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/27/2015 4:56:42 PM
The economy had surged at a 5 percent rate in the third quarter. In the final look at fourth quarter GDP, consumer spending was more ... The report also showed that inflation was well under control. A price measure tied to GDP rose just 0.1 percent ...
BOJ Kuroda: No Sign of 'Currency War' Brewing in World
News Max - 3/20/2015 12:04:21 PM
"I really don't see any sort of currency war developing in the world ... country that has been mired in deflation for the past decade-and-a-half. But core consumer inflation slowed to 0.2 percent in January due largely to the pressure from falling oil ...
Pakistan Cuts Key Rate to Lowest in 13 Years as Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 3/21/2015 3:37:55 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Pakistan cut its benchmark interest rate to the lowest in almost 13 years as a decline in global oil prices helped slow inflation ... the World Economic Forum in Davos in January as fuel shortages left motorists stranded across the country.
US economy grew at 2.2 percent rate in fourth quarter
Connecticut Post - 3/27/2015 1:50:35 PM
The economy had surged at a 5 percent rate in the third quarter. In the final look at fourth quarter GDP, consumer spending was more ... The report also showed that inflation was well under control. A price measure tied to GDP rose just 0.1 percent in ...
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 ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
24/7 Wall ST - 9/6/2013 6:40:39 AM
A high inflation rate jeopardizes a country ... year increases in consumer prices. We reviewed figures on output, unemployment, trade, budgets and interest rates, also from the Economist. Population data are from the CIA’s World Factbook.
Venezuela, Argentina Among World's Most Miserable Countries
The Latin Post - 2/11/2015 3:11:24 PM
The 2014 World Misery Index placed Venezuela at the top of the list for the most miserable countries ... inflation, unemployment and lending rates and increased gross domestic product per capita. Argentina is second on the list for its consumer prices ...
In Country Where Beer Was Once the Currency, a New Crisis Builds
Yahoo Finance - 3/27/2015 2:26:22 PM
More from Bloomberg.com: Stocks in U.S. Fluctuate as Oil Halts Rally The selloff -- while in part just a reflection of the dollar’s broader rally against currencies across the world ... to lower oil prices that risks reducing the country’s trade ...
Gold Extends Rally on Lower Dollar and Rate Speculation
Fore Minute - 3/27/2015 7:19:52 PM
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen Had earlier last week given the strongest indication yet that the Federal Reserve was in no hurry to raise the lending rates ... growth in the country’s consumer price index. While greater inflation would spur ...