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
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 ...
Economic data likely to point to weak growth, high inflation
Reuters Group PLC - 3/11/2014 9:00:57 PM
"The lingering inflation risks call for central bank vigilance to keep it in check," Leif Eskesen, chief economist for India and ASEAN, wrote in a note last week ... around 10 percent for the past two years, way above a target of 4 percent ...
The reality of inflation
freemalaysiatoday.com - 3/10/2014 11:18:09 PM
Their ventures are doomed to failure because to a policy of increasing the quantity of money ... From this we can conclude that inflation is an increase in the quantity of money caused by the government. This sound definition also very ...
Hungary’s disappearing inflation: more rate cuts to come
Financial Times - 3/11/2014 1:29:59 PM
“According to our calculations, the annual CPI rate will decline by 0.2 percentage points in both May and October as a consequence of these measures,” Balatoni told beyondbrics. A third move, when district heating tariffs will be reduced by ...
Sudan inflation rate down in February
Sudan Tribune - 3/11/2014 5:37:32 AM
The bulletin noted a rise in the overall prices of food and drinks (1.0%); decrease in meat prices (0.1%); decline in prices of sugar, jam, honey, chocolate, and candy (1.9%); decrease in prices of non-alcoholic beverages (0.8%); drop in prices of coffee ...
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 ... that has led to price-cutting wars. 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 ...
Is the BOE Determined to Be Behind the Curve?
Wall Street Journal - 3/11/2014 3:38:50 PM
It all makes sense in terms of supporting and sustaining economic recovery from the financial crisis and the country’s deepest recession since at least the Second World War ... and thus hold back inflation. Consumer prices are already running ...
Czech Republic: Inflation below Forecast
Friedl News - 3/10/2014 4:30:08 PM
Because of a greater decrease than expected in regulated prices, the country’s inflation rate remained below the National Bank’s expectation, CNB published today. While consumer prices increased 0.2 percent last month year-on-year inflation ...
Are you ready for deflation?
MarketWatch - 3/11/2014 7:17:45 AM
Treasury bonds have gone up, and yields have come down. Last fall I put a small chunk of my portfolio into 30-year zero-coupon Treasuries, so-called “Zeros,” as portfolio insurance. At the time everyone said I was insane, because the Fed was ...
Deflation fears as China inflation drops to 2.0%
Channel News Asia - 3/9/2014 7:27:17 AM
BEIJING: China's inflation rate dropped to 2.0 per cent year-on-year in February, down from 2.5 per cent in January, the government said on Sunday, prompting economists to warn that the risk of deflation was rising. The consumer price index (CPI) figure ...
SCB - Statistics Sweden : Consumer Price Index (CPI) February 2014
4 Traders - 3/11/2014 2:41:34 PM
Consumer Price Index (CPI), February 2014: The inflation rate was -0.2 percent in February, unchanged from January. The Swedish Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by an average of 0.4 percent from January to February (0.4 percent increase from January to ...
Credit Suisse sees retail inflation falling to 8.2% in Feb
IN - 3/11/2014 1:22:49 PM
The government will release both the consumer price as well as wholesale price-based inflation data later this week. "We expect CPI inflation to moderate further to 8.2 percent in February from 8.8 percent in January, driven by a fall in food ...
Inflation dips to near zero in January
Muscat Daily - 3/11/2014 5:54:50 PM
Qatar and the UAE, and we expect it to rise further in 2014 for all countries except Bahrain. While this will absorb some of the benefits from government spending on per capita income, headline inflation rates will stay at manageable, low single-digit ...
World News: Israel Captures Arms Ship; More Venezuela Protests; China Inflation Rate Slows
WTVY - 3/10/2014 2:46:55 AM
Venezuela broke off relations with Panama this week after that country asked ... 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 Sunday ...