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
Nigeria's Inflation Rate Drops to 17.78%
Ci News - 3/23/2017 2:20:11 AM
Country's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale ... According to the WPI data, food inflation witnessed a sharp 2.69% rise in February, while the fuel basket surged by 21.02%. Consumer Price Index-based inflation or retail inflation in India picked ...
Currencies for energy-producing countries knocked down by oil price slump
Calgary Herald - 3/22/2017 6:31:55 AM
With inflation declining at the same ... The Bank of Canada said a pick-up in consumer prices is fleeting, as it focused on “subdued” wage growth in its March 1 decision to leave rates unchanged at 0.5 percent. Norges Bank echoed the sentiment last ...
Brazil's inflation eases as expected in mid-March
NASDAQ - 3/22/2017 8:26:27 AM
Consumer prices ... the pace of rate cuts at its next meeting in April and drive rates down to 8.50 percent by the end of 2018 from the current 12.25 percent. Brazil's sudden inflation slowdown highlights the unprecedented severity of the country's two ...
World Bank lowers Indonesia growth forecast to 5.2%
asia-first.com - 3/23/2017 6:45:03 AM
... by rising inflation because of price hikes in government-set rates such as electricity tariffs. If this inflation lingers, consumer spending is seen to be affected and eventually take a toll on the country’s growth. As this happens, the Bank ...
US Consumer Prices Rose 0.1% in February
ibusinesslines.com - 3/23/2017 2:34:30 AM
WASHINGTON-U.S. consumer prices rose further in February, the latest sign inflation is near the Federal Reserve's target and likely clearing the path for higher interest rates. The Wholesale ... returns to Kansas City on world tour In just over two years ...
Consumer prices climb at their fastest pace in 5 years
naijaoversabi.com - 3/23/2017 2:41:40 AM
India's headline annual rate of inflation ... The drop by 0.94 percentage points in inflation is a relief to consumers as this is the first time in 15 months that the country will witness a reduction in the price index. "The uptick in CPI inflation ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... 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. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
Argentine Consumer Prices Rose in February
The Wall Street Journal - 3/9/2017 8:52:01 PM
BUENOS AIRES—Argentine consumer prices jumped ... nature of the country’s decadelong inflation problem. The increase, reported Thursday by Argentina’s statistics agency, is a significant jump from January’s 1.3% monthly inflation rate.
UK economy growing solidly despite inflation hit: BoE report
Reuters - 3/22/2017 9:09:24 AM
LONDON Britain's economy looks set to defy a slowdown again this year as the country moves closer to leaving the European Union, with the hit to shoppers from surging inflation ... dependent on consumer spending," he said. Rising property prices had ...
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 ...
Retail inflation rises to 3.65% in February
eleganthomesinla.com - 3/23/2017 3:17:27 AM
Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to 39-month high of 6.55 per cent in February because of costlier food and fuel items. The annual rate of inflation as measured by the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices last month went down to 1.2%, from 1.4% ...
Inflation at THREE-YEAR high as price of fuel and food soars
The Daily Express - 3/22/2017 10:42:27 AM
The Consumer Price Index measure ... SOARS Pound sterling recovers against euro amid rate HIKE hints Using the Retail Prices Index calculation, which includes council tax and mortgage interest payments, inflation rose to 3.2 per cent - up from 2.6 per ...
Gold is Growing Five Times Faster than Inflation
amac.us - 3/22/2017 7:53:39 PM
Governments abolished it in order to pave the way for inflation.” – Ludwig von Mises, “The Theory of Money and Credit” Last Wednesday, when the Fed raised rates, the Labor Department announced that the Consumer Price ... of the world have ...
Inflation slows in Macau in February
Macauhub - 3/22/2017 11:11:05 AM
The consumer price index fell by 0.42% in February on a monthly basis, compared to January, due to lower prices of excursions after the Lunar New Year along with winter clothing and footwear sales. The inflation rate, measured by the average of the indices ...
CPI slows. April fuel-price decrease possible?
Moneyweb.co.za - 3/22/2017 7:03:32 PM
SIKI MGABADELI: February’s CPI came in much as expected, though food inflation did not fall as far as some had anticipated. Consumer price inflation slowed to ... which will be good news in terms of interest rates. SIKI MGABADELI: What were your ...