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
China's May inflation rate to stay flat: report
China Daily Europe - 5/28/2016 6:16:05 PM
BEIJING -- China's inflation rate in May is likely ... pressure for now, future consumer prices will likely climb up due to stabilizing oil prices on international markets and expanding monetary supply in the country, the report said.
Japan consumer prices fall again in April
bilbaoya.com - 5/28/2016 9:47:51 AM
the second month straight the country has seen a drop as weaker consumer demand caused company's to avoid raising prices increasing fears of deflation and further pressuring the countrys central bank to hit its tough inflation goals. That beat forecasts ...
Japan April Core Consumer Prices Fall 0.3 Percent
Daily Croton - 5/28/2016 12:25:20 PM
Japan's core consumer prices fell ... may ease policy at next month's rate review. Shiono, who correctly forecast the 0.3 percent drop, cited low energy prices as a key drag on inflation. Inflation expectations in the country are fragile following a ...
Japan's consumer prices down for second straight month in April
Japan Today - 5/27/2016 10:06:20 PM
Japan’s core consumer ... revive the country’s fortunes with a mix of policies centred on central bank monetary easing, targeted government spending and deregulation. But his attempts to power inflation have been hit by falling energy prices, coupled ...
Bank Indonesia eyes benign inflation in May
The Jakarta Post - 5/27/2016 12:05:02 PM
Bank Indonesia ( BI ) expects consumer ... staple food prices, while yoy inflation stood at 3.6 percent, according to Central Statistics Agency ( BPS ) data. The government is preparing measures to maintain prices and keep the inflation rate in check ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 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
Japanese consumer prices fall 0.3% in April
Skyliner - 5/28/2016 9:33:32 AM
An independent index which is overseen by the Bank of Japan also indicated consumer inflation had slowed down reaching almost a one-year low and causing concerns over whether the underlying price trend is actually improving through the country's ...
Retail Inflation To Remain Elevated: Report
NDTV - 5/27/2016 6:53:04 PM
According to the global financial services major Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML), the consumer price index-based inflation concerns are largely "overdone". "We are not too concerned about food inflation derailing another RBI rate cut as the recent ...
Hong Kong Inflation Slows For Second Month
Realtime Business News - 5/23/2016 4:53:08 AM
The consumer price index rose 2.7 percent year-on-year following 2.9 percent climb in March. In February, inflation was 3 percent. The latest inflation rate was the lowest since ... given the soft import prices amid subdued global inflation, retreat ...
Kenya: Inflation Tax Sets Consumers for Fresh July Price Increases
AllAfrica - 5/17/2016 9:10:47 AM
Prices of cars, fuel, cigarettes, alcoholic drinks, juices and financial services are expected to rise once again in July when the Treasury factors in the average inflation rate for the past ... passing on the same to the consumer in the form of higher ...
US consumer sentiment up in May to highest in nearly a year
Sun Herald - 5/27/2016 10:17:40 AM
Consumer spending accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. The economy slowed to a crawl in the first three months of this year, growing just 0.8 percent at an annual rate ... price increases than at any time since 2003. That means ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...
Colombia central bank statement on interest rate decision
Business Recorder - 5/27/2016 7:43:10 PM
BOGOTA: Colombia's central bank raised its benchmark lending rate a ... in annual inflation in April was mainly due to decreases in energy prices. However, the increase in food prices and the transfer of nominal depreciation to consumer prices continue ...
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 1:08:46 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...