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
Annual inflation increased 1.5% in June amid low fuel prices: Statistics Canada
News1130 - 7/22/2016 7:16:43 AM
OTTAWA – The country’s annual inflation rate rang in at 1.5 per cent last month — with lower fuel prices helping to offset higher consumer costs for cars, electricity and air travel, Statistics Canada said Friday. Shelter and household items ...
Nigeria’s inflation worsens as it hits highest rate in over a decade
venturesafrica.com - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
revealed that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Nigeria rose to 16.5 percent in May. This marks the highest inflation rate since October 2005 and the fifth consecutive rise in the price of goods and services across the country. The most populous nation in ...
Canada's June Annual Inflation Rises on Housing Costs
NASDAQ - 7/22/2016 10:01:22 AM
OTTAWA—Canada's annual inflation rate rose in June, fueled by higher car and electricity prices, and increased costs associated with housing. The all-items consumer-price index ... rates in the industrialized world, topped only by Norway and Belgium ...
Rains support RBI rate cut, may douse agflation: BoA-ML
Economic Times - 7/25/2016 10:40:45 AM
NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank is expected to cut key interest rate ... if prices of pulses fall and help push down agflation, a BoA-ML report said today, even as it sees overall retail inflation in July to touch 6 per cent. According to the global financial ...
Canada – The consumer price index rose 0.2% in June
Forex Street - 7/25/2016 11:16:33 AM
Canada – The consumer price index rose 0.2% in June, allowing the year-on-year inflation rate to remain unchanged ... and employment sub-indices expanded at a faster rate than the prior month. World – The European Central Bank left monetary policy ...
Australia second-quarter inflation to make or break case for rate cut
Reuters - 7/25/2016 2:41:09 AM
When underlying inflation slowed surprisingly sharply to a record low of 1.5 percent in the first quarter, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) responded almost immediately by trimming the cash rate a quarter ... The headline consumer price index (CPI ...
‘Ghana’s Inflation Second Highest In Africa’
Modern Ghana - 7/22/2016 2:40:32 PM
Reports that Ghana has the highest inflation rate in Africa have been ... excluding energy and utility prices) has stabilized in June, indicating some moderation in underlying inflation. He said the latest consumer sentiment survey, conducted in June ...
Australia on sale: Retail price war raises spectre of deflation
Reuters - 7/24/2016 10:59:14 PM
rising 3.1 percent in the year to March and the jobless rate is under 6 percent. Yet both inflation and wages growth are at record lows. The consumer price index (CPI) fell in the March quarter for the first time since the 2008 global financial crisis.
Manufacturers groan under rising inflation
guardian.ng - 7/24/2016 2:42:20 AM
Latest Consumer Price ... noted that inflation rate would continue to rise. “There are no two ways about it. Inflation comes about when there is few goods and high demand. “Small scale manufacturers are not supported in anyway in this country, no ...
G20 countries face calls for action to boost growth
MENAFN - 7/23/2016 11:50:32 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the US urged G20 countries ... inflation rate grows to 2.3 percent, MENAFN (MENAFN) Morocco's annaul consumer inflation increased to 2.3 percent in June from 1.9 percent in May, due to higher food ...
August RBA interest rate cut bets are rising on inflation expectations
nanonews.org - 7/23/2016 11:26:04 AM
“Tradables inflation continues to be suppressed by intense competitive pressures and price pressures ... will cut interest rates as early as next month with next week’s inflation numbers set to sink below its target. The global financial services ...
Brazil inflation likely eased slightly in mid-July
Business Recorder - 7/19/2016 11:05:10 PM
BRASILIA: Brazil's annual inflation rate likely dropped slightly in mid-July as a stronger local currency eased the price of imports and a crippling recession dragged down consumer spending in Latin America's largest country. Consumer prices likely rose 8 ...
High prices top Filipino concern
Inquirer - 7/24/2016 7:10:11 PM
Consumer prices increased 1.9 percent year-on-year in June, up from 1.6 percent in May. It was the highest inflation rate since May 2015 ... more than 99 percent of registered enterprises in the country and comprise 61.2 percent of the total employment.
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.
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 ...