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
UK inflation turns negative for first time in decades
Arab News - 5/20/2015 10:44:51 AM
LONDON: Britain’s annual rate of consumer price inflation fell ... The sharp fall in inflation around the world has been driven by the last year’s slump in global oil prices, as well as declining food prices. An underlying measure of inflation, which ...
UK inflation negative for first time since 1960; BoE says temporary
Reuters - 5/20/2015 6:34:18 AM
British finance minister George Osborne also said the drop did not amount to "damaging deflation", referring to a spiral of falling prices that hurt the economy. The Office for National Statistics said consumer ... fall in inflation around the world ...
Leaders: Negative inflation | A historic meeting
The Scotsman - 5/19/2015 11:53:27 PM
When it’s negative inflation, of course. A historic moment in the Consumer Price Index calculation has occurred, with the rate of inflation falling to ... praised Ireland’s “unique magic” and spoke of the country being owed “an enormous debt ...
BoE's Weale eyes bigger inflation impact from oil price fall
7 News Yahoo - 5/21/2015 1:28:18 PM
Martin Weale, who last year voted in vain for the central bank to start to raise interest rates, said the BoE's Monetary Policy ... be highly unpopular with the public." British consumer price inflation dipped into negative territory for the first time ...
'Below-normal rains may not lead to a spike in inflation'
Rediff India Abroad - 5/22/2015 3:25:49 AM
"Over the last five years, inflation (measured by Consumer Price ... pulses around the world and Indians are huge consumers. Whenever rains are bad, prices of pulses shoot up. They have gone up this time as well but not at a rapid rate as we have seen ...
Indian Farmers See Income Gains Vanish in Modi’s Inflation War
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015 2:21:24 AM
Modi won office a year ago in part on pledges to rural voters that he’d rein in one of Asia’s fastest inflation rates. While consumer price gains have slowed ... putting India’s benchmark stock index among the world’s best performers last year.
UK inflation negative for first time since 1960
Cyprus Mail - 5/19/2015 1:37:50 PM
Britain’s annual rate of consumer price inflation fell below ... The sharp fall in inflation around the world has been driven by the last year’s slump in global oil prices, as well as declining food prices. An underlying measure of inflation, which ...
South Africa’s repo rate remains at 5.75 percent
Spy Ghana - 5/21/2015 6:36:07 PM
South Africa’s Central Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago on Thursday kept the country ... on the consumer price index (CPI), according to Kganyago. “Some further pressure is likely on the exchange rate. The rand remains an upside risk to the inflation ...
Will El Niño Create an Inflation Storm in Asia?
Barron's - 5/22/2015 5:41:50 AM
Over the past decade, the commodity super cycle and strong EM consumer demand for “finer foods” resulted in farmers around the world rushing to increase their output to take advantage of the higher prices ... rate hikes in 1Q and 2Q16, but food ...
After one year of Modi govt, India's economy witnesses higher growth, lower inflation and a relatively stable currency, says Arvind Panagariya
India Today - 5/21/2015 4:38:35 AM
News on the economy had been disappointing for two years, with growth falling to 4-5 per cent; consumer-price inflation ... numerous important countries around the globe, from having been written off, India has now returned to the world stage as the ...
UK faces consumer prices fall in April for first time since 1960
customstoday.com.pk - 5/20/2015 9:33:16 AM
Though consumer price inflation figures only ... historical information to calculate rates further back in time. With oil prices appearing to have bottomed out over the past few months, most economists think the country is not heading for a sustained ...
The world’s most bullish consumers live here
CNBC - 5/19/2015 10:49:01 PM
US holds steady Consumer confidence in the world's largest economy ticked ... the results reflect the uncertainty over the country's ability to increase growth rates in the short-term, return to more moderate inflation levels and avoid further unemployment ...
South Africa holds rate but to raise when appropriate
CountingPips - 5/21/2015 2:04:06 PM
Domestic demand, however, remains subdued while electricity constraints continue to weigh on output growth and general consumer and business confidence. The year-on-year inflation rate as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) for all urban areas ...
Merkel and Hollande call for Greek talks to speed up; UK inflation turns negative - as it happened
theguardian.com - 5/20/2015 8:43:09 AM
Cheaper oil and food prices, and a drop in transport costs due to the early Easter, has pushed prices down across the UK. This caused the Consumer ... t the only country experiencing disinflationary pressures. America’s annual inflation rate fell by ...
World Bank Updated Forecast Predicts 2016-17 Kazakh Economic Growth Recovery
astanatimes.com - 5/21/2015 12:52:31 PM
ASTANA –The spring 2015 edition of the biannual Kazakhstan Economic Update of the World Bank titled “Kazakhstan – Low Oil Prices; an Opportunity to Reform” forecasts a positive economic scenario for the country in coming years, despite external ...