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
Low National Inflation Rates Put Pressure on ECB
Wall Street Journal - 8/28/2014 12:24:23 PM
With German consumer prices growing so slowly, however, countries in Southern Europe must run extremely low, or even negative, rates of inflation to restore competitiveness ... Comments 2 The Assembly of a New World Order Twitter Facebook Email Comments ...
Italy Posts Biggest Consumer Price Decline on Record Amid Slump
Bloomberg - 8/29/2014 11:04:27 AM
Italy’s consumer prices this month dropped the most since records began after the euro-area’s third-largest economy slipped into recession, adding to concerns that the region might be headed toward deflation. The inflation rate based on European Union ...
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% ...
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 in the eurozone hits five-year low of 0.3%
Irish Examiner - 8/30/2014 12:47:39 AM
Eurozone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using ... targets an inflation rate at below-but-close ...
Disappearing Eurozone Inflation Set to Heighten ECB Concerns
Voice of America - 8/29/2014 8:12:39 AM
Eurozone inflation dropped as expected 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 intervention. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro ...
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 ...
Dr. Bawumia, the GSS, and Inflation
Ghana Web - 8/27/2014 11:59:55 PM
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 ...
Eurozone inflation dips in August
Times of Malta - 8/30/2014 8:11:28 AM
Eurozone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed yesterday, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into immediate policy intervention next week. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro rose ...
Indonesia’s August Inflation Seen Slowing Down Following Ramadan Surge
The Jakarta Globe - 8/29/2014 6:49:44 PM
Inflation may have slowed in August from a month earlier as food prices settle back to normal after the Islamic celebration of Idul Fitri last month. The country’s consumer price index ... signaling a subdued rate of price increases, said Bank Central ...
Experts expect spike in August inflation
BusinessMirror. - 8/30/2014 11:03:16 AM
they are still an acceleration of consumer prices if compared to the rate last year. Inflation in July this year hit 4.9 percent—rising from the 4.4 percent seen in June and pushing the seven-month average inflation of the country to 4.3 percent.
REFILE-Euro zone inflation dips as expected in August
Reuters - 8/29/2014 10:00:02 AM
Euro zone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, data showed on Friday, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into immediate policy intervention next week, Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro ...
Eurozone inflation dips as expected
Fin24 - 8/29/2014 8:05:30 AM
Brussels - Eurozone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, data showed on Friday, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into immediate policy intervention next week, Consumer prices in the 18 countries using ...
Worrying Eurozone Inflation Sags Again to 0.3 Pct
ABC News - 8/29/2014 11:18:46 AM
Inflation in the 18 countries ... with prices dropping 0.1 percent in the year to August. The figures heighten concern over the health of the modest recovery in Europe's currency union, a major pillar of the global economy with some 17 percent of world ...