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
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/2/2013 11:55:38 PM
Prices at the factory gates don't translate directly into prices paid by consumers, but they do have a significant influence ... What a Final Iran Deal Must Do Subscriber Content Read Preview Twitter Facebook Email Comments 2 Opinion: Romain ...
Inflation slows to 1.3% in October in OECD countries
origin-www.livemint.com - 12/3/2013 1:10:12 PM
In the Group of 20, which also includes major developing countries, inflation dipped to 2.8% in October from 2.9% in September. However the rate of consumer prices rises continued to accelerate in China, edging up to 3.2% in October from 3.1% in September ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 4:04:59 AM
Domestic sovereign ... if the BOJ succeeds in its goal of spurring 2 percent inflation in about two years. Japanese stocks pared losses on Mitani’s remarks, which imply the central bank may have to ease policy further and that GPIF may switch ...
Euro-zone producer prices fall at faster rate
Marketwatch - 12/3/2013 9:35:27 AM
LONDON--Prices of goods leaving the euro zone's factory gates fell at the fastest annual rate in almost four years in October, a development likely to reignite fears that too little inflation, rather than too much, could threaten the fragile ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
Also, lack of infrastructure, tight state control over the economy ... If the unofficial inflation estimates are correct, expectations of high inflation will erode consumer purchasing power, undermining spending potential and reducing potential profits ...
Roundup: S. Korea's consumer price inflation stays below 1 percent for 3 months
GlobalPost - 12/2/2013 5:11:47 AM
SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's consumer price inflation stayed below 1 percent for the third ... The won/dollar exchange rate fell to 1,056.4 won on Nov. 19, nearing to this year's low of 1,054.3 won. The won surged to the highest ...
High inflation to hit investment
DAWN Group - 12/4/2013 2:46:15 AM
KARACHI, Dec 3: Unexpectedly high November inflation has changed dynamics of economy as high Consumer Price Index (CPI) would not help investment and savings in the country while negative real interest would force regulators to increase the ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
AMERICAN inflation, which has seemed to some conservative economists to be an impending threat ever since the Federal Reserve began to buy large quantities of government securities, appears to be falling to levels lower than any seen in recent ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/6/2013 10:51:11 AM
While inflation has been relatively tame in the United States and Europe, several large nations have struggled with rising prices. Sadly, most instances are simply stagflation, where prices are rising but the economic growth is substandard.
Inflation Slides in Developed World
The Wall Street Journal - 6/5/2013 1:35:45 AM
The annual rate of inflation across developed economies fell to ... Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Tuesday showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, after rising by 1.6% in the ...
Venezuela to Regulate Car Prices to Combat Record Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/3/2013 4:27:39 AM
The country is reviewing e-commerce websites including MercadoLibre.com as part of its efforts to combat price speculation ... system that sells dollars at the official rate of 6.3 bolivars for priority imports. Penalties against people involved ...
Money, Inflation, and Rising World Commodity Prices
cato.org - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
Or do ... inflation depends on expectations: Inflation will stay low if people expect it to stay low. Wessel quotes Bernanke: “The state of inflation expectations greatly influences actual inflation and thus the central bank’s ability to achieve price ...
Bank Negara sees inflation edging up on power price hike
themalaymailonline.com - 12/4/2013 12:01:36 AM
Higher inflation could put pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates for the first time since May 2011. Moody's Investor Service said on Tuesday the hike in the electricity tariff was positive for the country's credit rating and was ...
The price is a blight
The Economist - 11/9/2013 10:35:32 PM
Asset prices have certainly soared. But consumer prices ... their income through inflation. If inflation in the countries with which the weak economies trade is high, they can improve their competitiveness simply by keeping their rate lower.