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 inflation, high prices
arka.am - 5/23/2013 8:32:02 AM
Year-on-year consumer price index was recorded at 5.7% in this year’s October as ... 4% ± 1.5% inflation rate projected in the 2011 government budget is not big. The table shows that sugar price leapt 40.9% in October 2011, compared with the same ...
REUTERS SUMMIT-Rates and reserve requirement to tame Uruguay's inflation
Reuters - 5/21/2013 11:43:31 PM
Consumer prices in ... interest rate by 25 basis points to 9.25 percent in December and then held it there in March, when it raised marginal reserve requirements on local and foreign currency deposits. Banks in the country have to abide by ...
Why is inflation still under wraps? A world tour
Daily Commercial News - 5/22/2013 8:36:13 PM
This has been cutting into the volume of private sector borrowing around the world. Lending is gradually easing ... Many nations are also dealing with a declining population base. And even if they’re not, the dependency ratio is climbing.
What will happen to inflation and interest rates?
money.aol.co.uk - 5/23/2013 11:09:31 AM
Following the latest inflation figures, this is what the bank, the markets and the experts think may happen to inflation and interest rates over the coming years. The annual rate of inflation, as measured by the Office for National Statistics' Consumer ...
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy ... would slow to 0.6 percent ...
2 Measures Of Inflation: New Update
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2013 5:05:38 AM
The annualized rate of change ... years ahead is projected to be no more than a half percentage point above the Committee's 2 percent longer-run goal, and longer-term inflation expectations continue to be well anchored. [Source] The October 2010 core ...
Canadian Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline (2)
Businessweek - 5/17/2013 6:04:39 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy. The consumer price index rose ...
Saudi inflation up in April on high food prices
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 12:25:51 PM
This project will be Africa's largest wind farm by 2014. The country plans to ... (MENAFN) The Saudi Central Department for Statistic and Information (CDSI) announced the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation report for April, reported Arab News.
End of HST in B.C. drives drop in inflation
The Vancouver Sun - 5/17/2013 8:27:49 PM
B.C. showed the sharpest price drop in inflation across ... listed as 14.05 with the entire country being 100. The loonie fell more than a penny against the U.S. dollar as markets read the soft report as making interest rate hikes in Canada less likely ...
Analysts predict inflation’ll remain below 9% in 2013
Punch - 5/22/2013 2:35:19 AM
The reaction will be in the area of increase in yields while prices drop.” The rate of inflation in the country rose to 9.1 per cent in April from 8.6 per cent in March, according to the Consumer Price Index Report released by the National Bureau of ...
Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 9:47:45 PM
Prices ... inflation in the last few years makes us question if it is too low to begin with. If they had anchored expectations at 2.5 or 3 percent, they would have had more room to adjust short-term rates to help the economy before entering the ...
UPDATE 1-Ghana producer price inflation falls to 10.2 pct in April
Reuters - 5/22/2013 11:25:01 AM
... a decrease by 0.4 percent points relative to the rate recorded in March," Nyarko told a news conference. Producer price inflation is an advance indicator of consumer price inflation, which the government wants in the single digits. In April ...
Falling World Inflation No Cause for Celebration
Wall Street Journal - 5/15/2013 3:58:11 PM
Even Hungary, which seems to live permanently on the verge of a currency crisis, registered a mere 1.7% annual gain in its April consumer price index ... by falling inflation, central banks around the world are now cutting rates or buying ...
IMF Urges Serbia to Hold Interest Rates Until Inflation Slows
Businessweek - 5/23/2013 3:02:45 AM
volatile inflation and high unemployment. Budget cuts equivalent to two percentage points of gross domestic product would put the economy on more sustainable footing, the IMF said. “A decisive change in the current policy course is needed to ...
The U.K.’s Good Inflation/Bad Inflation Story
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2013 2:18:00 PM
The rate of consumer price rises ... happening in the euro zone. Inflation, particularly house price inflation, is most pronounced in and around London, while deflationary wage pressures are strongest in the country’s regions.