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
Thailand Inflation Continues to Ease
Wall Street Journal - 9/1/2014 2:18:20 AM
BANGKOK—Thailand's consumer prices eased further for the third consecutive month in August, leading some economists to predict that the country's central bank will keep its interest rate unchanged ... 0.08% from July. Core inflation, which excludes ...
Australia inflation gauge at 7 month low in August
Business Recorder - 9/1/2014 3:58:33 AM
SYDNEY: A private gauge of Australian price pressures showed consumer price ... result the annual pace of inflation slowed to 2.5 percent, compared to 2.6 percent in July and a top of 3.0 percent in June. That was the weakest rate since January and right ...
Egypt revises up July annual inflation to 11.04 pct
Yahoo Finance - 9/1/2014 7:47:37 AM
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt revised up its annual consumer price inflation rate to 11.04 percent ... deterring tourists and foreign investors and straining the country's finances. Annual inflation reached its highest rate in nearly four years in November ...
Kenyan Inflation Quickens to Two-Year High on Rising Food Costs
Bloomberg - 9/1/2014 11:43:51 AM
Kenyan inflation quickened ... Bad weather has hit the country’s key growing regions for the staple dietary crop of corn, driving up the cost of food, which accounts for more than a third of the consumer-price basket. The World Bank in June lowered ...
Experts: Inflation target obtainable this year
Vietnamnet - 9/2/2014 12:22:37 AM
the nation has posted a low credit growth rate in the year to date. Fuel price drops in the world market have led to gasoline price cuts in the country but shipping charges, goods and service prices have yet to follow suit. Therefore, low inflation has ...
Atsu Amegashie Wades Into GSS, Inflation Controversy
Peace FM Online - 9/1/2014 10:25:06 AM
a look at the reported inflation numbers suggests that something is not right. The rate of increase ... changes in the prices of building materials because these changes ultimately have an effect on consumer goods. However, in a country like Ghana where ...
Inflation Slows in August, as Trade Swings to Surplus in July
The Jakarta Globe - 9/1/2014 6:14:34 AM
Jakarta. Inflation slowed in August as most raw food prices steadied. Meanwhile, the country posted a trade surplus in July, swinging from a deficit in the previous month, the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced on Monday. The consumer price index ...
Inflation Pressures Heat Up In Core Food Component
Value Walk - 9/1/2014 4:51:39 PM
Inflation numbers ... to see how the price of oil shakes out many crosscurrents from stronger demand on an improving economy, geo-political concerns, robust production output domestically, higher fuel efficiency in developed countries, more cars on the ...
Japan's inflation rate at 3.3 percent in July
MENAFN - 8/30/2014 5:55:28 AM
(MENAFN) Japan's consumer prices increased ... in April, the inflation rate would be 1.3 percent, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) said, still below its 2-percent target. It was the 14th straight month of an annual inflation, in a country which had previously ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
Inflation still a major concern: Jaitley
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 8/30/2014 11:31:54 AM
“Food inflation is a concern ... adequate food stocks available in the country, it is not a cause for worry,” he said. When asked about his expectation of a policy rate cut due to improvement in consumer price index (CPI) and wholesale price index ...
Disappearing euro zone inflation set to heighten ECB concerns
Reuters - 8/29/2014 9:02:46 AM
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action. Consumer prices in the 18 countries ...
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 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.