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
China inflation tame, room for policy easing
CNBC - 3/9/2014 5:11:17 AM
"Low inflation could be good news for markets as monetary tightening is definitely not justified," said Ting Lu, an economist at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch. "Low inflation gives the People's Bank of China more room to ease the liquidity situation and ...
Tepid Growth in China Consumer Prices Could Worry Investors
New York Times - 3/10/2014 3:08:24 AM
BEIJING — China’s consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February, as pork prices fell by the most in more than a year, data showed Sunday, a sign that slowing growth poses a bigger risk to the country’s economy than ...
Inflation rate eases in Chinese economy
Canada - 3/10/2014 7:04:37 AM
China's inflation rate eased in February to two 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 per cent.
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 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.
Greek consumer prices fall 1.1 pct in Feb., deflation eases
Thomson Reuters - 3/10/2014 6:00:12 AM
ATHENS, March 10 (Reuters) - Greek consumer prices fell 1.1 in February, with the annual pace of deflation decelerating from the previous month, data by the country's statistics service showed on Monday. The figure came in below a forecast of -1 ...
Drop in Chinese wholesale inflation seen leading to dovish PBoC
Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - 3/10/2014 9:27:47 AM
Even so, Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) believed the recent first default of an onshore bond implied only a small systemic risk ... The Governor of the People´s Bank of China (PBoC), Zhou Xiaochuan, was expected to speak on Tuesday at the National People ...
Using inflation for wealth creation: Does it work in favour
Money Control - 3/10/2014 12:33:54 PM
Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/planning/tolstoys-three-questions-learn-financial-planningit_1048683.html?utm_source=ref_article Is inflation your enemy? Anybody and everybody can answer this question by giving an affirmative response ...
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.
Consumer Prices in China Up 2% for February
Watch List News - 3/9/2014 5:21:25 PM
In February, the consumer price index compared with an increase in January of 2.5%. Prices of food were higher by 2.7% and were the biggest contributor to the higher prices. Prices that were for non-food items were up only 1.6% for the month. While ...
World News: Israel Captures Arms Ship; More Venezuela Protests; China Inflation Rate Slows
WTVY - 3/10/2014 2:46:55 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 ...
Govt to set up inflation target: India's minister
Hispanic Business - 3/10/2014 11:58:07 AM
The Indian Union government has the right to set the country's inflation target ... Rajan and Chidambaram addressed reporters after an RBI board meeting in New Delhi, which was attended by the finance minister. Finance ministers traditionally ...
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 ...
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 ...
Gordhan joins inflation fighting with index-linked bonds
bdlive.co.za - 3/10/2014 6:35:59 AM
FINANCE Minister Pravin Gordhan is prepared to sell more index-linked bonds, a show of support for central bank governor Gill Marcus’s inflation-fighting resolve, Standard Bank Group said last ... said by phone from Cape Town last week.