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
German inflation remains weak despite rise in July, state data suggest
Reuters - 7/28/2016 6:40:58 AM
The German data is a further sign that the ECB may beef up its monetary stimulus and cut its deposit rate ... zone countries, will feed into nationwide inflation data due at 1200 GMT. The state data suggested that German EU-harmonized consumer prices ...
Inflation Targeting: Is India Adopting A Flawed Paradigm?
swarajyamag.com - 7/27/2016 10:24:04 AM
Third, the need to take insurance against the global economic collapse in 2008 meant that the RBI had to drop rates amidst still-high consumer price ... above which inflation hurts growth. Economics literature is inconclusive. A cross country study by ...
Reserve Bank on standby to cut cash rate as inflation plunges
townandcountrymagazine.com.au - 7/28/2016 6:48:08 AM
Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens is considering cutting interest rates as soon as Tuesday following news ... and women's clothing not at all. "Consumer price inflation hasn't been a problem for nearly two years despite a significant depreciation of ...
Wholesale Price Inflation Doubles In June On Higher Potato, Pulses Prices
NDTV - 7/14/2016 2:42:52 PM
The faster-than-expected rise in wholesale food prices will also impact retail inflation, which is used by the Reserve Bank to set interest rates. Among food items ... India, the world's biggest consumer of pulses, produced 17 million tonnes in 2015-16 ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
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 ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo Finance - 9/6/2013 10:51:11 AM
A high inflation rate jeopardizes a country's ... 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.
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 ...
The Economist online - 1/15/2015 12:30:09 PM
After falling steadily for more than three years, the median rate of annual consumer-price inflation (CPI) in high-income countries was down to 0.8% in November 2014. In 16 out of 55 rich countries, inflation rates were below 1%. Twelve countries faced ...
Inflation Slows Across Most Developed Countries
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/4/2013 11:23:55 AM
The annual rate of inflation ... showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, having risen by 1.6% in the 12 months to March. That was the lowest rate recorded since October 2009, when the global economy was ...
Brazil inflation likely eased slightly in mid-July
Business Recorder - 7/19/2016 11:05:10 PM
BRASILIA: Brazil's annual inflation rate likely dropped slightly in mid-July as a stronger local currency eased the price of imports and a crippling recession dragged down consumer spending in Latin America's largest country. Consumer prices likely rose 8 ...
CBN Moves to Tame Inflation, Ups Interest Rate to 14 Per Cent
This Day Live - 7/27/2016 3:36:03 AM
In a strong bid to tame inflation ... to retain the rate at 12 percent. The hike in interest rate came on the day the Naira hit N310.07 to the US Dollar even as the World Bank raised some hope of a brighter year, raising its oil price forecast for 2016 ...
The Three Countries With The Highest Inflation
Forbes - 5/9/2014 7:43:49 PM
Elevated inflation can be harmful to a country’s economy. Moreover, as prices rise, if wages don’t keep ... In this article, we’ll discuss the three countries with the world’s highest inflation rate. We’ll also include a brief, but important ...
Eurozone periphery bonds rally on expectations of weak Q2 GDP; inflation data also in focus
econotimes.com - 7/28/2016 11:05:50 AM
The Eurozone periphery bonds rallied on Thursday as investors sought refuge in the safe-haven instruments ahead of July preliminary consumer inflation ... The crude oil prices hit its lowest since May following sluggish global demand and supply glut ...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
The Business Insider - 1/22/2014 2:55:33 PM
For some context here's a chart of current inflation rates around the world ... the prices of imported goods, both input raw materials and consumer goods, go up. Emerging markets’ current high inflation rates will likely limit emerging market countries ...