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
Fuel price surge sends UK inflation to highest since June 2014
uk.mobile.reuters.com - 2/14/2017 1:38:10 AM
But most of her colleagues have given no sign they want to raise rates soon, given the uncertain outlook for Britain's economy as the country ... Excluding oil prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady ...
Greek consumer prices rise in January, led by transport, housing costs
Euronews - 2/15/2017 11:23:58 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate picked up in January ... The reading in January was 1.5 percent from 0.3 percent in December. Consumer prices were led higher by transport, housing, telecoms, alcoholic beverages and ...
Consumer Price Inflation Eases To A Five Year Low At 3.17% In January
NDTV - 2/13/2017 1:35:11 PM
Retail inflation in the country ... the vegetable prices that declined by 15.62 per cent. Price of Pulses declined by 6.62 per cent. A Reuters poll of 26 economists, had predicted the inflation rate for January to be at 3.22 per cent. Consumer price ...
U.S. retail sales rise; inflation posts largest gain in four years
Reuters - 2/15/2017 2:51:33 PM
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in January and consumer prices recorded their ... demand together with firming inflation and a tightening labor market could allow the Fed to raise interest rates at least twice this year.
Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
advisorperspectives.com - 2/19/2017 11:50:50 PM
Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline, rent and health care costs, consumer ... the world’s top two consumers of gold, and both countries ...
Inflation rises closer to Bank of England's target rate as factory gate prices soar
CITY A.M. - 2/14/2017 9:37:46 AM
Consumer prices growth accelerated at the fastest rate in 31 months in January ... after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) cut production. Mike Prestwood, the ONS head of inflation, said: “The latest rise in CPI was mainly ...
British consumers battered by Brexit inflation
Reuters - 2/17/2017 3:36:18 AM
LONDON British shoppers unexpectedly cut back on their spending in January as last year's Brexit vote pushed up inflation, official data showed on Friday, the strongest sign to date that the country ... consumer spending is going to suffer as higher prices ...
China inflation picks up, central bank eyes tighter policy
ejinsight.com - 2/14/2017 2:21:07 AM
China’s producer price inflation picked up more than expected in January to near six-year highs as prices of steel and other raw materials extended their rally. Consumer inflation in the country also ... short-term interest rates in recent weeks as ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Inflation Hits UK Consumers
financialtribune.com - 2/19/2017 4:59:50 AM
British shoppers unexpectedly cut back on their spending in January as last year’s Brexit vote pushed up inflation, official data showed on Friday, the strongest sign to date that the country ... consumer spending is going to suffer as higher prices ...
Inflation numbers are at five-year low
MENAFN - 2/15/2017 11:55:35 PM
4-5% is considered a desirable rate of inflation. In April 2014, RBI announced it had adopted Consumer Price Index as key measure f inflation: until then Wholesale Price Index was used. CPI has five category of items: food/beverages & tobacco; clothing ...
US consumer prices post biggest rise in nearly 4 years
The Brandon Sun - 2/15/2017 7:56:22 AM
WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices ... inflation rose 2.3 per cent over the last 12 months. After remaining low in the aftermath of the 2007-2009 Great Recession, inflation is running above the Fed's 2 per cent annual target. The Fed left a key interest ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
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.
Consumer Prices Post Biggest Rise in Nearly Four Years
Prensario TI Retail & Dealers - 2/16/2017 9:21:05 AM
Energy prices paid by area consumers were up 12.7 percent on the year. China is the world's biggest trader in goods ... prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady at 1.6 percent. The Bank of England ...