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
Malaysia Consumer Prices Rise at Slower Pace in July
Wall Street Journal - 8/20/2014 10:10:42 AM
Malaysia's consumer prices rose at a slower pace in July despite festive season during the month, clouding the prospects for another interest rate increase this year. The consumer-price index—the Southeast Asian country's main gauge of inflation—rose 3 ...
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) to British Pound (GBP) Exchange Rate Firmer on CPI Data
FCF - 8/21/2014 3:45:57 PM
The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) made gains against the British Pound (GBP) on Thursday after the UK currency was weakened by disappointing Retail Sales data and the Hong Kong currency was buoyed by positive Consumer Price Inflation data. According to Hong Kong ...
A Long-Term Look At Inflation
investing.com - 8/20/2014 5:38:41 AM
The August Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released this morning puts the July year-over-year inflation rate at 1.99%, off the May 19-month high of 2.13%. It is well below the 3.87% average since the end of the Second World War and 16 ...
Inflation readings from the US and UK
Forex Street - 8/20/2014 9:06:17 AM
The annual rate of UK inflation ... on 1.33 the figure. Consumer prices in the United States rose a bare 0.1% in July despite strong gains in food costs, the country’s Labour Department has reported. The slowdown in consumer inflation after three months ...
Ghana’s inflation, exchange rate data not credible - Bawumia
Ghana Web - 8/21/2014 2:48:41 PM
According to the economist-turned politician, the recent data on inflation released by the Ghana Statistical Service as well as exchange rate data reported by the Bank of Ghana raise serious concerns. In a statement, Bawumia said the country must yearn to ...
Brazil Consumer Prices Rise Least in 13 Months as Food Declines
Bloomberg - 8/20/2014 12:12:23 PM
Brazil’s consumer prices in the month through mid-August rose at the slowest pace in 13 months as the cost of food and beverages fell. Inflation ... the world’s longest tightening cycle. Consumer prices will slow to target if current interest rates ...
Two Measures Of Inflation and Fed Policy
ETF Daily News - 8/20/2014 12:48:11 PM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the PCE Price Index. The BLS’s Consumer Price Index for July shows core inflation ... the rest of the world is struggling?
Petrol price to fall and inflation slows
Independent Online - 8/21/2014 7:46:21 AM
Embattled consumers might be in for a reprieve at the petrol pump as the petrol price could drop by as much as 79c a litre at the beginning of next month. This good news comes on the back of a report yesterday that consumer price index (CPI) inflation ...
Bawumia questions credibility of Ghana’s inflation
Spy Ghana - 8/21/2014 6:01:58 PM
Two-time Vice-Presidential candidate of the NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has questioned the credibility of the country ... price of tomatoes on the market? Also, a look at the reported inflation numbers suggests that something is not right. The rate ...
Inflation Races as Russia's Food Bans Push Up Prices
The Moscow Times - 8/21/2014 4:43:13 PM
Two weeks after their introduction, Russia's bans on Western food imports have sent prices skyrocketing in some far-flung corners of the country as prices ... 18 after two weeks of no inflation at all, pushing up the yearly rate to 7.5 percent, according ...
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.
High South African inflation edges lower: official data
Business Recorder - 8/20/2014 8:30:29 AM
JOHANNESBURG: South African inflation ticked down to 6.3 percent in July, government data showed on Wednesday, easing pressure slightly on consumers. The consumer price index was 0.3 ... through a series of interest rate rises. In July the bank raised ...
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
World food inflation slows as farm prices set to stabilise - OECD/FAO
Reuters - 7/11/2014 9:25:05 AM
"At the start of the (2014-2023) outlook period, food price inflation at the consumer level appears lower ... as wealthier people in emerging countries eat more protein, but the growth rate will be slower than in the previous 10 years, the agencies said.