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
Tepid Growth in China Consumer Prices Could Worry Investors
New York Times - 3/9/2014 7:48:45 AM
Some analysts say that with inflation clearly not a threat, China will have room to loosen policies to bolster the economy if it needs to. “Low inflation could be good news for markets, as monetary tightening is definitely not justified ...
China inflation tame, room for policy easing
CNBC - 3/9/2014 5:11:17 AM
China's consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February as pork prices fell by their most in over a year, a sign that slowing growth rather than rising prices poses a bigger risk to the world's second-biggest economy. The consumer price ...
N.Z. Set to Lift Rates as Quake Rebuilding Fuels Prices: Economy
Bloomberg - 3/9/2014 3:55:31 PM
“There’s such demand for rentals that landlords are just charging whatever ... Wheeler said in a speech in the South Island city on Jan. 31, when he also reiterated he’s likely to increase rates “soon.” Booming house prices in Auckland ...
China's inflation rate eases to 2 per cent in February
Finance Yahoo - 3/9/2014 3:23:54 AM
BEIJING, China - China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 per cent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer price rise reported Sunday by the National Bureau of Statistics was down from January's 2.5 ...
China's inflation rate eases to 2 pct in February
Businessweek - 3/9/2014 3:09:35 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer price rise reported ... Park Visitors No Faith. No Country. No Marriage.
Consumer Prices in China Up 2% for February
Watch List News - 3/9/2014 5:21:25 PM
China has posted in February a lower inflation rate providing consumers with good news, but suggesting the world’s second largest economy was losing some steam prompting analysts to call for support from the government with increased spending and more ...
China's inflation eases in February
NHK - 3/9/2014 11:05:01 PM
China's consumer price increase in February eased to 2 percent year-on-year, suggesting that growth is slowing in the world's second-largest economy. China's National Bureau of Statistics says the figure was down from January's 2.5 percent, and the lowest ...
China's February inflation rate up 2%
The Business Times - 3/9/2014 8:27:32 PM
[BEIJING] China's consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February as pork prices fell by their most in over a year, a sign that slowing growth rather than rising prices poses a bigger risk to the world's second-biggest economy. The ...
World News: Israel Captures Arms Ship; More Venezuela Protests; China Inflation Rate Slows
WTVY - 3/9/2014 5:18:26 AM
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelans are again filling downtown streets in protest while the government celebrates a diplomatic victory in the Organization of American States. Late Friday in Washington, the body voted to approve a declaration that ...
The Most Diversified Inflation-Proof Retirement Portfolio
Seeking Alpha - 3/9/2014 9:36:08 AM
Since 2008, central banks are keeping interest rates low by providing massive liquidity into their economies ... be no other portfolio combination that can achieve a higher Sharpe Ratio. Apart from the iShares Barclays TIPS Bond (TIP), the investment ...
HSBC lowers inflation forecast for Vietnam
Thanh Nien News - 3/10/2014 3:15:33 AM
HSBC has cut its inflation forecast for this year to 6.5 percent ... workers and below-potential performance by manufacturing businesses in a country facing bank bad-debts pressures and stagnant economic reforms. But the slowing inflation offered an ...
Economic stability must include price stability, growth: FM P Chidambaram
The Economic Times - 3/6/2014 11:58:41 PM
"The sovereign has the right to set the (inflation) target, and then the central bank has the mandate ... the RBI would focus primarily on bringing down consumer prices at the exclusion of growth, even though Rajan has repeatedly said he does ...
Government to set up inflation target, RBI to implement
Newstrack India - 3/7/2014 3:00:38 PM
Finance ministers traditionally attend RBI board meetings, when they are held in the country's capital. The focus on inflation targeting had raised expectations the RBI would focus primarily on bringing down consumer prices at the exclusion of ...
China’s dropping inflation rate fuels deflation warnings
The Taipei Times - 3/9/2014 3:55:31 PM
China’s inflation rate dropped to 2 percent year-on-year last month, down from 2.5 percent in January, the government said yesterday, prompting economists to warn that the risk of deflation was rising. The consumer price index (CPI ...
China's inflation rate eases
rthk.hk - 3/9/2014 2:26:38 AM
Figures just released show China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer price rise reported today by the National Bureau of Statistics is down from January's ...