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
Brazil's inflation seen easing to 7 percent in November
Reuters - 12/7/2016 7:24:51 AM
BRASILIA Brazil's annual inflation rate probably eased in November to the lowest level since late 2014, leaving the country's central bank comfortable to soon accelerate the pace of interest rate cuts, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices as ...
Egypt Urban Consumer Prices Rise Fastest in Eight Years
bloomberg.com - 12/8/2016 2:58:49 AM
Food and beverage prices climbed 21.5 percent in November Egypt’s urban consumer ... urban inflation accelerated to 19.4 percent, while monthly inflation climbed to 4.8 percent, according to the state-run statistics agency CAPMAS. The annual rate was ...
Nigeria’s Nov inflation rate to increase further to18.45% - FSDH
World Stage - 12/8/2016 8:49:34 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- Ahead of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) expected release of the inflation rate for the month of November ... parallel market led to an increase in the prices of imported consumer goods in Nigeria between the two months ...
Egypt's urban consumer prices surge to 8-year high at 19.4%
africanews.com - 12/8/2016 12:52:57 PM
This after the central bank floated the Egyptian pound and the petroleum ministry hiked fuel prices last month. According to the country’s statistics agency, annual consumer price ... “The inflation rate will continue to rise in December and the ...
Armenia’s consumer price deflation eases further in November
intellinews.com - 12/8/2016 7:59:28 AM
As such, inflation has remained within the government's target of 2.5% to 5.5%. Over the past eight months, however, the consumer price index (CPI) has stayed in negative territory, prompting the central bank to ease monetary policy, cutting rates five ...
Inflation Is Not About Price Increases
Seeking Alpha - 12/8/2016 2:51:39 AM
Now to establish the definition of inflation, we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. The Essence of Inflation Historically, inflation originated when a country ... rate of increase in the prices ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
India’s gains from lower oil prices at risk
Live Mint - 12/7/2016 7:20:41 PM
Oil prices touched a 16-month high on Monday and have gone up by about 15% since 29 November. Prices spiked after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ... prices reduces inflation based on Wholesale Price Index and Consumer Price Index ...
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 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 ...
Egypt's headline inflation surges to 19.4 pct after currency float
Reuters - 12/8/2016 9:11:03 AM
Annual urban consumer ... prices in the country of more than 90 million. Economists have forecast inflation of up to 20 percent by year-end on the back of the currency depreciation. They expect prices to keep rising into next year. "The inflation rate ...
RBI Monetary Policy: Rate cut likely as India battles demonetisation
m.moneycontrol.com - 12/6/2016 5:55:58 PM
The MPC’s decision will be likely influenced by two factors: (a) the fall in consumer ... prices from its current historic lows, eventually leading to higher diesel and petrol pumpgate prices in India. This, in turn, could fan overall inflation rates ...
Venezuela unveils new bills amid wild inflation
Salt Lake Tribune - 12/7/2016 9:29:32 PM
Central Bank President Nelson Merentes said Tuesday the new higher-denomination bills would make commercial transactions easier in the country with the world's highest inflation ... which tracks the black market rate by monitoring transactions with ...
World View: Venezuela’s Currency Becomes Worthless, as Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency
Breitbart News - 12/8/2016 2:47:29 PM
After a 180% inflation rate ... country’s only major source of revenue. The charismatic leader Hugo Chávez wasted the oil revenue on pet projects, on buying votes, and on supporting Cuba’s failing economy. Today, Hugo Chávez is dead and oil prices ...
A Message for Janet Yellen: Inflation is Not About Price Increases
Economic Collapse News - 12/7/2016 3:31:37 PM
Now to establish the definition of inflation we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. Historically, inflation originated when a country ... Hence, the rate of increase in the prices of goods ...