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
Inflation: Not Entirely Tame
news.morningstar.com - 10/25/2014 10:32:39 AM
This week, world equities ... to deteriorate. Inflation Under Control Again, but not Entirely The headline Consumer Price Index inflation growth for September was a modest 0.1% (1.2% annualized), and the September-to-September growth rate was back down ...
Specter of no-inflation world looms over Fed's return to normal
Win 98.5 - 10/24/2014 1:01:10 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After months of focus on slack in U.S. labor markets, the Federal Reserve faces a new challenge: the possibility that weak inflation ... prices around the world. What if they don't? That would put the Fed in a bind - with rates ...
India's finance minister favours interest rate cut - paper
7 News Yahoo - 10/25/2014 6:57:54 AM
India's retail inflation eased for a second straight month in September, but the risks of price shocks from weak monsoon rains and oil are expected to prevent the central bank from cutting interest rates soon. Consumer prices rose a slower-than-expected 6 ...
Inflation 101 - Why Prices Always Go Up
Daily Kos - 10/22/2014 2:50:55 AM
Do you ever stop to wonder why prices for the great range of consumer goods and services relentlessly ... Note that our simple community has experienced approximately a 20% rate of inflation, which (surprise, surprise) is about equal to the interest ...
The world’s biggest economic problem
The Economist online - 10/23/2014 11:25:07 AM
Prices are falling in eight European countries. The zone’s overall inflation rate has slipped to 0.3% and may well go into outright decline next year. A region that makes up almost a fifth of world output is marching towards stagnation and deflation.
What transpired at RBI’s rate advisors’ meet: Rajan proved he is his own man, yet again
Firstbiz. - 10/24/2014 8:32:08 AM
Majority of the members of a technical advisory committee (TAC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), which met six days prior to the 30 September monetary policy review meeting voted in favour of a rate ... headline consumer price index inflation (CPI ...
Real World Economics: Are we really in currency wars?
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 10/25/2014 11:54:22 PM
The higher price ... wealthy countries, but especially ours, the exchange rate is seldom the primary variable for monetary policy makers. They lower interest rates to foster faster growth, as in 2001 and 2008. They raise them to curb inflation, as in ...
Creating inflation is easy. Just look at Venezuela
CNBC - 10/13/2014 1:14:13 AM
It seems as if the whole world is scrambling to cope with falling prices ... back to Venezuela. The country has too much inflation, and not enough growth, stemming from economic policies that have led to shortages of simple consumer goods like toilet ...
No fear of deflation: Indian consumers respond to softer oil, food prices
Dhaka Tribune - 10/24/2014 5:11:42 AM
In China, a short hop across the Himalayas, slumping consumer demand has sparked fears of deflation as it wrestles with flagging global economic growth. But in India, where inflation ... cool price pressures. India is also among the world’s biggest ...
The World Bank’s optimism on Pakistan
The Express Tribune - 10/24/2014 1:18:28 PM
The World Bank ... high growth rate of more than 20 per cent in FBR tax revenues. During this month, the international trade (exports and imports) volume also increased by as much as 25.2 per cent. On a month-to-month basis, the consumer price index ...
Lower oil prices push Russia toward recession
USA Today - 10/22/2014 6:28:39 PM
MOSCOW — If sanctions, inflation ... Exporting Countries' inclination to keep production levels up in the face of a global oil surplus, according to the International Energy Agency. "If oil price continues to fall at the same rate, the negative effect ...
MAULDIN: We Shouldn't Be The Least Bit Surprised By Sluggish Global Growth
The Business Insider - 10/24/2014 6:11:58 PM
Econometric studies have shown that a country’s growth rate ... the real world data. In this debt-constrained environment, it is not surprising that inflation is receding sharply in almost every major economy, including China. The drop in price pressures ...
Chris Redfern: Sterling shines on the world stage
fruitnet.com - 10/24/2014 11:38:15 AM
400+ delegates from 40 countries. Focus on Peru, the world's fastest growing fresh produce exporter ... The theme in the coming week is inflation, with consumer price index data from Euroland, Britain, the United States and Canada. In the eurozone's ...
Aberdeen’s Russian Bond Trade for 2015 Joined by Goldman
Bloomberg - 10/24/2014 2:58:41 PM
The ruble had the steepest drop in the world since June and Russia axed bond auctions amid sanctions imposed by the U.S., European Union and other countries ... made curbing consumer-price growth a priority, raising the key one-week rate by 250 basis ...
Top Brazil Challenges (Other Than Soybean Prices)
Ag Web - 10/24/2014 11:59:44 AM
A widening budget deficit threatens the country’s investment-grade status, and business confidence hovering around five-year lows has driven investment to the lowest rate ... rise in consumer prices. The central bank targets 4.5 percent inflation with ...