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
Global Inflation Stays Low Despite Stimulus
Wall Street Journal - 7/2/2015 10:58:17 AM
The annual rate of inflation ... around the world since late last year has yet to achieve its main goal—minimizing the risk of a slide into deflation. Even without such a period of falling consumer prices, policy makers believe low inflation rates ...
Barclays Pegs FY16 Average Inflation in India at 5%
NDTV - 7/3/2015 12:01:31 PM
adding that the average Consumer Price Index-based inflation for this fiscal year is likely to be 5 per cent. "Although India's headline inflation remains manageable, risks around food inflation persist," the global financial services major said in a ...
Eurozone Inflation Rate Eased in June -- Update
NASDAQ - 6/30/2015 6:57:16 AM
The eurozone's annual rate of inflation eased in June as consumer prices barely rose from their year ... Without renewed drops in world energy prices or a sharp slowing of the economy, economists expect inflation figures in the second half of this year ...
Brazil Housing Prices Rise Much Less Than Inflation in 1st Half 2015
The FINANCIAL - 7/3/2015 6:17:55 AM
The FINANCIAL -- House prices in Brazil rose much less than inflation in the first half of the year, as the country's poor economic performance damaged consumer confidence ... Brazil inflation increased at a projected rate of 6.10% in the first half.
Sri Lanka inflation slows to 0.1% in June
customstoday.com.pk - 7/3/2015 3:04:39 AM
On a year-on-year (yoy) basis, contribution to inflation by food commodities has increased by 1.83 percent. However the sustainability of low inflation largely depends on world crude oil prices ... country’s future monetary policy and the interest rate ...
Inflation picks up in Indonesia during Muslim holy month
Channel News Asia - 7/1/2015 8:29:08 AM
JAKARTA: Inflation rose ... and allowed petrol prices to float on the global market. The rise in inflation presents a dilemma for Bank Indonesia, the country's central bank. Some economists are urging policymakers to cut the main rate from 7.50 per cent ...
Basci Given Room to Hold Rates as Turkey’s Inflation Rate Drops
Bloomberg - 7/3/2015 9:02:33 AM
Turkish consumer price inflation fell to the lowest level since 2013, giving central bank Governor Erdem Basci more room to maintain current interest rates. The annual inflation ... Recent price volatility and global uncertainties still merit a “cautious ...
Inflation clocked at 4.53% for fiscal 2015
The Express Tribune - 7/2/2015 1:04:08 AM
Inflation in Pakistan clocked in at 4.53% for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2015, helped almost entirely by falling global ... 8% target rate. The data was released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday, with the Consumer Price Index ...
Turkey: Inflation drops sharply in June
News - 7/3/2015 10:06:59 AM
the core inflation rate, which does not include food and energy, should continue to remain elevated through the end of the year,” economist Attila Yesilada of Global Source Partners said in an interview. “Friday’s consumer price index data will be ...
UPDATE 1-Euro zone inflation softens in June on energy dip
Reuters - 6/30/2015 9:41:54 AM
The European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Tuesday that consumer prices in the 19 countries sharing the euro rose ... aiming to lift inflation towards its target rate of just under 2 percent. QE is intended to last until September 2016.
Eurozone inflation rate dips but still remains positive
Philstar - 6/30/2015 9:01:57 PM
BRUSSELS - Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone eased in the ... due to a 5.1 percent drop in energy prices. Still, this is the third month in a row that the inflation rate has not been negative. Earlier this year, when ...
China announces they will be setting new gold price by end of year
Pakistan Defence - 7/3/2015 10:35:37 AM
US won't be able to suppress the price of gold to support the dollar ... as supply of dollars is not absorbed by the world. This will increase inflation in the US and force the US to increase interest rates. By increasing interest rates, it will make ...
Economists see deeper New Zealand central bank rate cuts
Economic Times - 7/3/2015 4:59:11 AM
The RBNZ raised rates by 100 basis points (bps) last year, the first developed economy to do so, but after nearly a year on hold it joined the global easing party last month, spurred by weakening commodity prices, stubbornly low inflation, and a mixed ...
Michigan Senate panel passes $1.5 highway plan funded by fuel tax increases
Equipment World - 7/3/2015 5:06:20 AM
Rates for both would be adjusted after 2017 for inflation. The higher fuel taxes would bring in ... making road work a priority in the budget process, and consumer protections that ensure quality work,” House Speaker Kevin Cotter (R-Mt.
Sweden cuts key interest rate to record low -0.35pc
Business Recorder - 7/2/2015 1:21:27 PM
The Riksbank said its expansionary policy was having the desired effect, with inflation, excluding mortgage rates, ticking in at 1.0 percent in May and expected to be close to 2.0 percent by the end of the year. However, consumer prices were far from the 2 ...