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
No signs European inflation overshoot is durable says top European Central Bank (ECB) economist
CITY A.M. - 3/27/2017 2:36:55 AM
Peter Praet, one of the most influential members of the ECB’s rate-setting ... The rise in inflation across the Eurozone has prompted criticism from economists in countries experiencing faster price rises, with consumer price inflation in Germany rising ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... 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. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
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 ...
Egypt's central bank seen holding key interest rates on Thursday: Reuters poll
Reuters - 3/27/2017 5:50:12 AM
CAIRO Egypt's central bank is expected to shrug off soaring inflation once again and keep interest rates on hold for the fourth meeting in a row since it aggressively hiked rates by 300 basis points in November, a Reuters poll showed. Urban consumer ...
‘World oil prices up but ringgit not getting better’
freemalaysiatoday.com - 3/27/2017 7:01:47 AM
“The last time it was in this situation was during the world ... inflation rate was related to high prices of fuel, cooking oil, sugar and other commodities. “We all know what the reasons behind this are. It is all due to 1MDB,” he said He said the ...
Inflation alarm-bells in Uruguay as consumer prices rise sharply in Jan-Feb
MercoPress - 3/14/2017 10:26:18 PM
The sharp rise in consumer prices could lead to out-of-control increases in the annual inflation rate ... invading the country’s seaside resorts and a massive inflow of US dollars attracted by local investment options. However the IMF, World Bank ...
Saving rate up in Q1 despite generally higher prices
BusinessMirror. - 3/27/2017 2:29:46 AM
Latest data from a survey conducted by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) showed significantly higher savings rate ... uptick in consumer savings came despite generally higher prices during the period. In the first two months of 2017, inflation averaged ...
Consumer price inflation in the eurozone climbed to its highest level since late 2014 in September
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 10/2/2016 5:04:13 PM
Consumer prices in the eurozone were 0.4 per cent higher in September than a year earlier, according to figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, which were released on September 30th. That was a pickup in the annual rate of inflation from 0.2 ...
BOJ keeps policy steady as Fed sticks to rate-hike path
Le Camp des recrues - 3/27/2017 4:55:55 PM
Even an expected rise in consumer inflation later in the year, largely due to higher fuel prices and a hike in import prices ... Sticking to such a target is tricky in a world of rising interest rates. His latest comments may scale back market expectations ...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
businessinsider.com - 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 ...
Gas prices spur consumer inflation
usatoday30.usatoday.com - 12/14/2007 11:56:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Led by higher gasoline prices, consumer inflation ... rate cuts, which sent the Dow Jones industrial average plunging by 294 points. However, investors were encouraged when the Fed on Wednesday joined with other central banks around the ...
November Consumer Price Index: Inflation rate falls to 3.8% from previous month’s 4.2%
The Express Tribune - 12/1/2016 10:05:17 PM
ISLAMABAD: The annual inflation rate fell to 3.8% in November following seasonal reduction in prices of perishable food items, data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) revealed on Thursday. The inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index ...
International inflation gap hits decades-long low
MSN - 3/26/2017 2:19:37 PM
The gap between inflation rates in developed ... growth in richer countries, which has inched up inflation in the developed world, and the relatively strong recent performance of emerging market currencies, which has helped keep prices in such countries ...
Tag Archives: The Consumer Price Index
onobello.com - 3/15/2017 11:58:10 PM
The Consumer Price Index, CPI, which measures the inflation rate in the country, has dropped year-on-year from 18.72 percent in January to 17.78 percent in February, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, on Tuesday.
India's Consumer Price Inflation Touches 10.03% in August
International Business Times - 9/18/2012 5:32:31 AM
India's retail inflation ... rate increased to 10.03 percent in August from 9.86 percent recorded in July, mainly driven by higher food prices, according to the data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation. The country's annual ...