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, 2014See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
"Baffled" by Raghuram Rajan's exit - Kotak Institutional Equities
MusicZine - 6/25/2016 8:24:32 AM
In a letter to RBI staff, Rajan said he planned to return to academia, even as he noted two of his actions - the creation of a monetary policy committee to set interest rates ... world. Defending his continued fight to bring down the consumer price ...
Mozambique: Inflation - Prices Fell in May
AllAfrica - 6/11/2016 12:01:34 PM
Maputo — Inflation in Mozambique turned negative in May, according to the data from the consumer price indices for the ... This followed four months of rising prices, and so the inflation rate for the first five months of the year (January to May ...
Cost inflation as Africa's economic headache
Modern Ghana - 6/24/2016 10:16:05 PM
It is the research of today that will make the better text books and the better world of tomorrow ... equation of the criterion set for cost inflation as defined by classical economists to mean the rise in price levels with consequent harsh effects ...
Rising food, fuel prices seen pushing up India inflation in May
m.moneycontrol.com - 6/13/2016 10:26:08 AM
Annual consumer prices, which the central bank closely tracks to set its interest rate policy ... release on Monday at 1200 GMT. Retail inflation has more than halved since November 2013, thanks to a crash in global commodity prices as well as subdued ...
When the world is jittery over Brexit, India has reasons to smile; here’s why
Economic Times - 6/24/2016 1:33:31 PM
The jolt from the Brexit verdict to global financial ... and demand revival. Oil prices are up close to 80 per cent since they hit their 13-year lows earlier this year. This has ended India's honeymoon with low inflation, with consumer price inflation ...
Raghuram Rajan says India shouldn't change course in inflation fight
yamazaj.com - 6/25/2016 8:03:03 AM
JD (U) leader K.C. Tyagi further pulled-up the government for not allowing the RBI Governor to work with freedom and said, "He (Raghuram Rajan) is a world famous economist ... to pursue relatively low consumer price inflation and strengthened bank balance ...
Brexit will have far reaching repercussions for UK and global economy and property markets, says Knight Frank
Retail Times - 6/24/2016 12:36:16 PM
The combination of lower prices, plus exchange rate effect should then draw in overseas investors looking to acquire assets in the UK, attracted by a G7 country with a track record of achieving strong economic growth. The re-emergence of inflation ...
Retail inflation rises again on spiralling food prices
SME Times - 6/14/2016 4:27:02 AM
Country's retail inflation rose for the second straight month in May to 5.76 per cent from 5.47 per cent in the month before due to a sharp spike in food prices, according to official data on the Consumer Price ... relatively lower rate of 2.64 per cent.
Inflation in May expected to be higher at 5.52% on higher food prices
m.firstpost.com - 6/13/2016 12:34:59 PM
India's consumer ... rate policy, likely rose by 5.52 percent in May, according to a Reuters poll of economists, compared with a rise of 5.39 percent in April. Retail inflation has more than halved since November 2013, thanks to a crash in global commodity ...
Public utility rates jump amid low inflation
m.koreaherald.com - 6/20/2016 10:10:41 AM
South Korea's public utility rates rose at a much faster face than their overall consumer inflation in May due mainly to ... The surge in public utility rates comes as the country's overall consumer prices remain subdued. In May, the consumer price index ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 1:08:46 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...