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
Inflation Takes Its Toll on UAE Salaries
Dubai Chronicle - 3/11/2014 3:50:10 AM
Moreover, the research has discovered that UAE salaries have actually decreased over the past one year. It is estimated that the average wages per month have dropped by nearly 2% in 2013. Despite that, managing directors and chief executive ...
Hungary’s disappearing inflation: more rate cuts to come
Financial Times - 3/11/2014 1:29:59 PM
Inflation watching in Hungary is getting tiring on the eyes: following an unprecedented zero change in prices in January, annual inflation crept up by a whole 0.1 per cent in February, according to figures released on Tuesday. The figures ...
Economic data likely to point to weak growth, high inflation
Reuters Group PLC - 3/11/2014 9:00:57 PM
Asia's third-largest economy has been struggling to recover from a stagflation-type situation where economic growth has been stuck below 5 percent for the past seven quarters while prices continue to rise at a fast clip. Data for retail ...
Spanish prices edge up in February: official data
Business Recorder - 3/12/2014 9:03:56 AM
MADRID: Spanish consumer prices crept barely higher in February, official data showed Wednesday, as deflationary concerns dogged sluggish eurozone economies. Prices climbed at an annual rate of just 0.1 percent in February after edging up by 0.3 percent in ...
Europe’s hot new export is deflation
Market Watch - 3/12/2014 2:58:52 AM
LONDON (MarketWatch) — For all its economic troubles, the euro zone remains a great exporting powerhouse, making a vast range of products that sell well around the world. Germany has its top-of-the-range cars, France its wines and aircraft ...
Tepid Growth in China Consumer Prices Could Worry Investors
New York Times - 3/9/2014 9:00:20 AM
BEIJING — China’s consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February, as pork prices fell by the most in more than a year, data showed Sunday, a sign that slowing growth poses a bigger risk to the country’s economy than ...
Economic data may reflect slow growth, high inflation
Post - 3/12/2014 6:12:09 AM
Asia's third-largest economy has been struggling to recover from a stagflation-type situation where economic growth has been stuck below 5 percent for the past seven quarters while prices continue to rise at a fast clip. Data for retail inflation and ...
China inflation tame, room for policy easing
CNBC - 3/9/2014 5:11:17 AM
China's consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February as pork prices fell by their most in over a year, a sign that slowing growth rather than rising prices poses a bigger risk to the world's ... at least with inflation clearly ...
Rising food prices raise inflation concerns in Asia
The Business Times - 3/11/2014 7:56:32 PM
[SINGAPORE] Politics and adverse weather are pushing food prices up, creating potential for inflationary pressures in South-east Asia. The impact on Singapore, however, will be moderated by its strong currency and the relatively smaller effect food costs ...
Inflation At 25-month Low, IIP Up After 3 Months
businessworld.in - 3/12/2014 1:43:07 PM
data released today. Power generation posted a growth of 6.5 per cent in January, compared with 6.4 per cent in the same month of 2013. Expansion in power generation was 5.7 per cent in April-January from 4.7 per cent a year ago. The mining sector ...
Is the BOE Determined to Be Behind the Curve?
Wall Street Journal - 3/11/2014 3:38:50 PM
How far behind the inflation curve will the Bank of England be when it starts to hike rates? The consistent message from the Bank itself is that it won’t start until a substantial part of the economy’s remaining spare capacity is used up.
China's inflation rate eases to 2 pct in February
The Tampa Tribune - 3/9/2014 3:23:54 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer price rise reported Sunday by the National Bureau of Statistics was down from ...
Deflation fears as China inflation drops
7 News Yahoo - 3/10/2014 1:13:52 AM
China's inflation rate has dropped to 2.0 per cent year-on-year in February, down from 2.5 per cent in January, the government says, prompting economists to warn that the risk of deflation is rising. The consumer price ... China is the world's second ...
SCB - Statistics Sweden : Consumer Price Index (CPI) February 2014
4 Traders - 3/11/2014 2:41:34 PM
Consumer Price Index (CPI), February 2014: The inflation rate was -0.2 percent in February, unchanged from January. The Swedish Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by an average of 0.4 percent from January to February (0.4 percent increase from January to ...
Inflation dips to near zero in January
Muscat Daily - 3/11/2014 5:54:50 PM
Qatar and the UAE, and we expect it to rise further in 2014 for all countries except Bahrain. While this will absorb some of the benefits from government spending on per capita income, headline inflation rates will stay at manageable, low single-digit ...