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
US CPI Inflation: Gauging the Impact on Crude Prices
Market Realist - 1/23/2017 12:05:33 PM
The US (SPY) (VOO) CPI (consumer price index) rose 0.3% on a month-over-month basis in December 2016, according to a report by the US Department of Labor on January 18, 2017. This was in line with analysts’ forecasts. The inflation rate is an important ...
Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news
The Economist online - 1/13/2017 4:17:49 AM
So rich countries are importing a bit more globally made inflation. How big an impact that has depends on the exchange rate. And in much of the rich world, currency markets ... has not fed through to higher consumer-price inflation, notes Ralf Preusser ...
Ghana May Cut Rate for Second Meeting as Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 1/23/2017 9:42:23 AM
The bank reduced the rate for the first time since May 2011 in November. While inflation has been outside the central bank’s target band of 6 percent to 10 percent since at least January 2013, growth in consumer prices decelerated to 15.4 percent in ...
Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.55 percent
venturesafrica.com - 1/15/2017 11:56:33 PM
The present fall in global oil prices since 2014 as resulted in the rising inflation as the country ... the Consumer Price Index hit 18.55 percent for December which was triggered by the festivities and naira depreciation. The average exchange rate in ...
UK inflation rises faster than expected to hit highest rate in more than two years
CITY A.M. - 1/17/2017 9:28:02 AM
Fuel for transport, which is mainly imported, has come under twin pressure from a weaker pound and higher oil prices after a production cut in November. In November annual consumer price inflation of 1.2 per cent was the highest rate in two years.
UK inflation soars to its highest level in 2 ½ years
FOX News - 1/17/2017 11:01:05 AM
The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the annual inflation rate in consumer prices hit 1.6 percent in December, from 1.2 percent in November, largely due to rising air fares and food prices. That puts inflation at the highest level since ...
Inflation: The Good And The Bad
econintersect.com - 1/23/2017 2:54:22 AM
It is the view of inflation ... 5-year and 10-year rates as well as the mean PCE inflation rate. (#SarcasmAlert) As you can see, while expectations of a rise in inflationary pressures have risen since the election, the consumer price index (CPI) was ...
Higher gasoline, rental costs boost U.S. consumer inflation
Win 98.5 - 1/18/2017 8:36:44 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in ... Rising inflation comes against the backdrop of a strengthening economy and tightening labor market, which raises the specter of a faster pace of interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve ...
Chinas producer prices accelerates above expectations in December consumer inflation slows down
Canal CNC Arauca - 1/10/2017 9:36:20 AM
The consumer price ... pretty much every other country for that matter!) but for now China is in the midst of a cyclical upturn driven by stimulus, rising property prices, and a more benign export backdrop. But high inflation rates would push market ...
Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly three years
Reuters - 1/19/2017 12:10:18 PM
BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, falling below 6 percent for the first time in nearly three years and reinforcing market bets on steep interest rate cuts by the central bank. Consumer prices as measured by the IPCA ...
Brazil's mid-January inflation likely lowest since March 2014
Reuters - 1/17/2017 9:56:40 AM
Consumer ... the country on the right path, the central bank acting to re-anchor inflation expectations and weather conditions allowing food prices to drop, fundamentals are finally prevailing," they wrote. Forecasts for the month-on-month rate ranged ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
Inflation at 45-year low
Jamaica Observer - 1/18/2017 5:23:28 AM
THE Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has reported that Jamaica’s inflation rate remains at a record low level, and was 1.7 per cent at the end of December. It’s the lowest inflation rate the country ... Divisions Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
UPDATE 3-Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly 3 years
CNBC - 1/20/2017 12:56:14 AM
Consumer prices ... rates by 75 basis points last week, in a sharp move that surprised most economists. The IPCA-15 numbers show the bank is on the right path, central bank governor Ilan Goldfajn said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ...