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 this is India's ABC election: Inflation explains why voters now think anything but Congress
Times of India - 12/9/2013 7:15:19 PM
Now India appears to be catching the Latin American disease of rising prices ... better after adopting an inflation target, which is why virtually every major emerging market has done so, with the exception of India. The central bank now has ...
UPDATE 3-Egyptian urban inflation soars, adds to risk of social unrest
Reuters - 12/10/2013 6:35:21 AM
CAIRO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Egyptian urban consumer inflation soared in November to its highest annual rate in nearly four years, increasing the risk of social unrest and potentially setting up a policy dilemma for the central bank. Crippled by ...
Egypt’s urban consumer inflation up in November
Gulf News - 12/10/2013 11:14:31 AM
Country’s annual urban consumer inflation rose sharply to 13% in November up from 10.4% in October to its highest level since early 2010 Cairo: Egypt’s annual urban consumer inflation rose sharply to 13 per cent in November, according to the state-run ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
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 ...
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/3/2013 1:38:50 PM
The annual rate of inflation across the world's largest economies fell for a third straight month in October, a development that suggests central banks may have to provide more stimulus, or at least not withdraw existing stimulus, to avert the ...
China inflation slows on lower food prices
Financial Times - 12/9/2013 2:40:19 AM
The consumer price index rose 3 per cent year-on-year, down from its 3.2 per cent pace in October and comfortably below the ... there were concerns that the country would eventually face higher inflation. But the central bank began to act in June to ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/5/2013 11:59:47 PM
While inflation ... rates measured by year-over-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.
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
AMERICAN inflation, which has seemed to some conservative economists to be an impending threat ever since the Federal Reserve began to buy large quantities of government securities, appears to be falling to levels lower than any seen in recent ...
Inflation Slides in Developed World
The Wall Street Journal - 6/5/2013 1:35:45 AM
The annual rate of inflation across developed economies fell to ... Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Tuesday showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, after rising by 1.6% in the ...
The price is a blight
The Economist - 11/10/2013 6:42:18 AM
Indeed, the growing fear is that rich countries may be entering a twilight zone of ultra-low inflation. A downward lurch has been most notable in the euro area, where annual inflation dropped ... recently fallen back to 1.3%; a year ago it was 1.8%.
Slower China inflation reduces worries of tighter policy
Reuters - 12/8/2013 10:01:08 PM
Rising money market rates and bond yields indicate the People's Bank of China (PBOC) is tightening liquidity conditions, to reduce debt levels and contain credit growth, but there is little sign of a sharp turnaround in monetary policy.
Low inflation is becoming a major headache
Financial Times - 12/9/2013 4:23:31 PM
In recent months, inflation has again reared its head as a problem in the developed economies. But this is not because it is too high. In most countries, headline CPI inflation has been falling significantly since the end of 2011, and it has now ...