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
Thailand Inflation Continues to Ease
Wall Street Journal - 9/1/2014 2:18:20 AM
BANGKOK—Thailand's consumer prices eased further for the third consecutive month in August, leading some economists to predict that the country's central bank will keep its interest rate unchanged ... 0.08% from July. Core inflation, which excludes ...
Australia inflation gauge at 7 month low in August
Business Recorder - 9/1/2014 3:58:33 AM
SYDNEY: A private gauge of Australian price pressures showed consumer price ... result the annual pace of inflation slowed to 2.5 percent, compared to 2.6 percent in July and a top of 3.0 percent in June. That was the weakest rate since January and right ...
Thailand's inflation continues to ease
Market Watch - 9/1/2014 3:29:55 AM
BANGKOK--Thailand's consumer prices eased further for the third consecutive month in August, leading some economists to predict that the country's central bank will keep its interest rate unchanged ... 0.08% from July. Core inflation, which excludes ...
Egypt revises up July annual inflation to 11.04 pct
Reuters - 9/1/2014 7:47:37 AM
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt revised up its annual consumer price inflation rate to 11.04 percent ... deterring tourists and foreign investors and straining the country's finances. Annual inflation reached its highest rate in nearly four years in November ...
Euro zone inflation rate drops to five year low
The Irish Times - 8/30/2014 12:04:42 AM
With EU leaders meeting in Brussels today, much focus will be on eurozone inflation dropping to a five-year low alongside continued levels of high unemployment this month. Consumer prices in the 18 countries ... ECB cut interest rates to record lows ...
EUROZONE INFLATION IS APPROACHING ZERO
News-Times - 8/29/2014 11:18:46 AM
On Friday, we learned the unemployment rate in the 18-country ... "Euro-area inflation fell closer to zero in August," said Bloomberg economists Maxime Sbaihi and Niraj Shah. Italy released inflation data that revealed consumer prices actually fell 0.2% ...
Steady German inflation leaves open risk of euro zone dip
Reuters - 8/28/2014 3:30:30 PM
Preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed consumer prices rose by 0.8 percent in August, both on the measure harmonised to compare with other European Union countries and ... "Germany's inflation rate was unchanged at 0.8 percent in ...
Japan's inflation rate at 3.3 percent in July
MENAFN - 8/30/2014 5:55:28 AM
(MENAFN) Japan's consumer prices increased ... in April, the inflation rate would be 1.3 percent, the Bank of Japan (BoJ) said, still below its 2-percent target. It was the 14th straight month of an annual inflation, in a country which had previously ...
Inflation Slows in August, as Trade Swings to Surplus in July
The Jakarta Globe - 9/1/2014 6:14:34 AM
Jakarta. Inflation slowed in August as most raw food prices steadied. Meanwhile, the country posted a trade surplus in July, swinging from a deficit in the previous month, the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced on Monday. The consumer price index ...
Disappearing eurozone inflation set to heighten ECB concerns
Today's Zaman - 8/28/2014 11:58:44 PM
Eurozone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed on Friday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro rose by just 0.3 ...
The Good News In Europe’s Inflation Story
The Wall Street Journal - 8/29/2014 1:27:37 PM
The single currency region’s inflation rate fell again in July and now is just barely positive on the year. Outright deflation for the single currency region overall seems a distinct prospect–Italy is the latest European country to register falling ...
Dr. Bawumia, the GSS, and Inflation
Ghana Web - 8/31/2014 12:03:31 AM
Referring to what he called our “collective experience”, he wrote: “… a look at the reported inflation numbers suggests that something is not right. The rate of increase of prices ... an effect on consumer goods. However, in a country like Ghana ...
Lower food, fuel prices likely to hold off rate hikes
Independent Online - 9/1/2014 5:38:46 AM
Food and fuel prices, often powerful drivers of overall inflation, have started to slide. Bumper crops in many parts of the world ... its repo rate from 5 percent to 5.5 percent in January, after the rand fell about 18 percent last year and consumer ...
Inflation still a major concern: Jaitley
Vancouver Desi South Asian news - 8/30/2014 11:31:54 AM
“Food inflation is a concern ... adequate food stocks available in the country, it is not a cause for worry,” he said. When asked about his expectation of a policy rate cut due to improvement in consumer price index (CPI) and wholesale price index ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.