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
Inflation Makes for Confusion, Uncertainty in Markets
The Wall Street Journal - 3/1/2015 10:06:42 PM
Inflation numbers move financial markets, but lately, trying to understand inflation has meant dealing with an upside-down world. Overall U.S. prices ... rates. That is where a small hitch comes in. Consumers’ responses have been inconsistent. Consumer ...
China’s Interest Rate Cuts In The Context Of Its PMIs, GDP And CPI
International Business Times - 3/1/2015 10:46:40 AM
In an effort to reverse a slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy, the People’s Bank of China cut its primary interest rates for the second time ... based on NBS reporting on changes in the country’s consumer price index, or CPI. Therefore, neither ...
Japan's inflation rate down to 2.2 percent in January
MENAFN - 3/1/2015 1:31:18 PM
(MENAFN) Data showed that Japan's inflation ... world's third largest economy's inflation rate came in at 2.2 percent last month, down from 2.5 percent in December. The disappointing registered figures, weighed by weak consumer spending and falling energy ...
ECB braces for QE as others shift rates
Reuters - 3/1/2015 4:12:58 AM
"(Greek Finance Minister Yanis) Varoufakis has been saying the country is counting ... to counter declining consumer prices.. Brazil's central bank, by contrast, is seen raising interest rates for a third straight time as inflation races above the ...
China Cuts Interest Rates by 0.25 Point to Stimulate Economic Growth
cubiclane.com - 2/28/2015 9:17:47 PM
China Interest Rates ... for this decision. Inflation in China has slowed sharply in January, dipping below 1% for the first time in more than five years, awakening the fears of deflation in the country. The rise in consumer prices measured YOY ...
German, Spanish, Italian data may push euro zone inflation higher
7 News Yahoo - 2/27/2015 2:45:16 PM
In Germany, Europe's largest economy, consumer prices harmonised to compare with other European countries fell ... In Italy the year-on-year rate turned slightly positive after two months of deflation. Preliminary euro zone inflation data, due out on ...
UK inflation rate falls to record low of 0.3% in January
BBC - 2/17/2015 12:55:26 PM
The rate of UK ... around this country, and low inflation, and that is a good mix for the country right now." Labour's shadow Treasury minister Cathy Jamieson said: "Inflation is falling around the world because global oil prices have plummeted.
Zimbabwe: Zim's Slackening Inflation - Deflation or Disinflation?
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
YEAR on year inflation for January as measured by the all items Consumer ... that the country's inflation developments were expected to remain under the influence of changes in oil and food prices as well as the Rand/US dollar exchange rate.
China cuts rates again in face of weak demand, deflation risk
Firstpost - 2/28/2015 9:03:28 PM
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank cut interest rates on Saturday, just days before the annual meeting of the country's parliament, in the latest effort to support the world's second ... China's annual consumer inflation hit a five-year low in ...
Japan inflation falls on lower energy costs
Arab News - 2/27/2015 6:12:51 PM
TOKYO: Japan’s inflation rate ... consumer spending and falling energy prices — challenge Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda’s claim that inflation is on an uptrend. They may also aggravate doubts over Tokyo’s wider bid to kickstart the world ...
China to cut interest rates by 0.25%: central bank
Yahoo News - 2/28/2015 10:07:53 PM
China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second ... on the state of the country's economy.
Retail inflation may fall to 5-5.5% next year: Economic Survey
Live Mint - 2/27/2015 7:17:17 PM
“Consumer price inflation ... the world economy, including China and Europe,” the survey said. Besides oil, price rises will be shaped by pressures from agriculture, and developments on the foreign and domestic fronts. “Moderation in wage rate ...
UK inflation hits lowest level since records began
CNBC - 2/17/2015 7:04:41 AM
Price growth in the U.K. slowed once again in January, edging closer to deflationary territory and marking its lowest level since records began in 1989. The country's Consumer ... rates, appeared to disagree. Last week, Weale said the risk of low inflation ...
Japan inflation at new low
Iafrica - 2/27/2015 10:27:34 AM
Japan's inflation rate has dropped to its lowest level since just after Tokyo launched a high-profile offensive in 2013 to battle years of falling prices and tepid growth ... government's wider bid to lift the world's number three economy out of two ...
Measures to control food inflation, decline in crude prices result in declining trend in inflation
New Kerala - 2/27/2015 3:56:51 PM
The retail inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI ... stable vis-a-vis the currency of peer emerging countries, which too had a sobering influence on inflation. Moderation in wage rate growth reduced demand pressures on protein based ...