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
Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news
The Economist online - 1/13/2017 4:17:49 AM
So rich countries are importing a bit more globally made inflation. How big an impact that has depends on the exchange rate. And in much of the rich world, currency markets ... has not fed through to higher consumer-price inflation, notes Ralf Preusser ...
Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.55 percent
venturesafrica.com - 1/15/2017 11:56:33 PM
The present fall in global oil prices since 2014 as resulted in the rising inflation as the country ... the Consumer Price Index hit 18.55 percent for December which was triggered by the festivities and naira depreciation. The average exchange rate in ...
Why Inflation Won't Last
Bloomberg - 1/22/2017 9:53:43 PM
Oil prices have been driven higher by production cuts recently announced by OPEC, yet countries such ... a continuing lack of inflation should refocus attention on a crucial fact: Low nominal growth rates are incompatible with the world’s high and ...
UK inflation rises faster than expected to hit highest rate in more than two years
CITY A.M. - 1/17/2017 9:28:02 AM
Fuel for transport, which is mainly imported, has come under twin pressure from a weaker pound and higher oil prices after a production cut in November. In November annual consumer price inflation of 1.2 per cent was the highest rate in two years.
Higher gasoline, rental costs boost U.S. consumer inflation
Win 98.5 - 1/18/2017 8:36:44 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in ... Rising inflation comes against the backdrop of a strengthening economy and tightening labor market, which raises the specter of a faster pace of interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve ...
Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly three years
Reuters - 1/19/2017 12:10:18 PM
BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, falling below 6 percent for the first time in nearly three years and reinforcing market bets on steep interest rate cuts by the central bank. Consumer prices as measured by the IPCA ...
Chinas producer prices accelerates above expectations in December consumer inflation slows down
Canal CNC Arauca - 1/10/2017 9:36:20 AM
The consumer price ... pretty much every other country for that matter!) but for now China is in the midst of a cyclical upturn driven by stimulus, rising property prices, and a more benign export backdrop. But high inflation rates would push market ...
Brazil's mid-January inflation likely lowest since March 2014
Reuters - 1/17/2017 9:56:40 AM
Consumer ... the country on the right path, the central bank acting to re-anchor inflation expectations and weather conditions allowing food prices to drop, fundamentals are finally prevailing," they wrote. Forecasts for the month-on-month rate ranged ...
World’s 10 Top Producing Gold Mines
24/7 Wall ST - 1/22/2017 8:53:28 AM
The price of gold generally rises in periods of inflation and periods of economic uncertainty. This is certainly one of the latter and may be the beginning of one of the former. The consumer ... does the world’s gold supply come from? The country that ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Inflation at 45-year low
Jamaica Observer - 1/18/2017 5:23:28 AM
THE Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has reported that Jamaica’s inflation rate remains at a record low level, and was 1.7 per cent at the end of December. It’s the lowest inflation rate the country ... Divisions Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
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 ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Inflation picks up across the eurozone
Market Watch - 1/18/2017 5:52:06 AM
The European Union's statistics agency said Wednesday that consumer prices were 0.5% higher than in November, and up 1.1% on the final month of 2015. That marked a pickup in the annual rate ... inflation has spread throughout the currency area, and to ...
UPDATE 3-Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly 3 years
CNBC - 1/20/2017 12:56:14 AM
Consumer prices ... rates by 75 basis points last week, in a sharp move that surprised most economists. The IPCA-15 numbers show the bank is on the right path, central bank governor Ilan Goldfajn said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ...