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
Japan consumer inflation slows, spending down in September
Business Recorder - 10/31/2014 5:17:43 AM
Excluding the impact of the tax increase, the September rise in core consumer prices was 1.0 percent, according to a formula by the Bank of Japan (BoJ). The rate is the half of the bank's ambitious 2.0 percent inflation target for next year. "Looking ahead ...
Japan inflation slows in Sept, increasing pressure on BOJ
Money Control - 10/31/2014 8:59:38 AM
ability to achieve it's 2 percent inflation target and increasing speculation that it will take additional stimulus measures. Nationwide core consumer prices rose 3 percent in September from a year ago, data on Friday showed. The rise in the core consumer ...
Japan consumer inflation slows, piling pressure on BOJ to act
Yahoo Finance - 10/31/2014 12:02:45 AM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's annual core consumer inflation slowed for a second straight month in September, adding to evidence the Bank of Japan will miss its 2 percent price goal even ... separate data showed. The country's jobless rate stood at 3.6 percent ...
Zambia: Inflation Up
AllAfrica - 10/31/2014 2:54:33 AM
The annual rate of inflation as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI) for October 2014 was recorded ... Mr Kalumbi said that this means that the country exported more in September 2014 than it imported in nominal terms.
BOJ shocks markets with surprise easing as inflation slows
Win 98.5 - 10/31/2014 1:00:01 AM
The jolt from the BOJ, which had been expected to maintain its level of asset purchases, came as the government signaled its readiness to ramp up spending to boost the economy and as the government pension fund, the ... core consumer inflation was 1 ...
SIB Releases September Statistics for Consumer Price Index
edition.channel5belize.com - 10/30/2014 2:48:35 AM
The Consumer Price Index for September 2014 has been released by the Statistical Institute of Belize. The CPI, as it is known, indicates a marginal increase from the same month last year. The inflation rate was ... into the country was a hundred ...
Qatar tops GCC states in inflation rate index
Gulf Daily News - 10/30/2014 1:58:29 AM
MUSCAT: The annual inflation rates in the GCC region ranged between 1.06 per cent and 3.8pc by the end of August 2014, according to a report. The report was released by the Statistical Centre for the Co-operation Council for the Arab Countries of the Gulf ...
Brazil Unexpectedly Lifts Rate on Rousseff Vow to Tame CPI
Businessweek - 10/30/2014 3:53:00 AM
Brazil unexpectedly raised its key rate for the first time since April, after President Dilma Rousseff said she would vigorously fight inflation (BZPIIPCY ... who will curb spending to help tame consumer price increases. The real, which has declined ...
Riksbank Rejects Calls for QE After Resorting to Zero Rate
forexfactory.com - 10/28/2014 12:30:47 PM
“But if the world turns out completely ... that risked lurching the Nordic country into a Japan-like syndrome. Consumer prices in Sweden have dropped in seven of the past nine months and inflation has stayed below the Riksbank’s 2 percent target ...
Japan inflation slows again in September
Market Watch - 10/30/2014 8:42:19 PM
TOKYO--Inflation in Japan slowed again in September, strengthening skepticism over the Bank of Japan's bullish view on prices and its efforts to ... Separate government data showed that the country's jobless rate rose to 3.6% against 3.5% previous month ...
Food inflation: Know your onions
The Hindu Business Line - 10/29/2014 2:59:55 PM
In January 2014, the Reserve Bank of India formally adopted a ‘glide path’ for achieving a consumer price inflation (CPI ... Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. India is the world’s second largest producer of onions though it lags behind world average ...
Why didn’t QE3 raise inflation expectations?
Financial Times - 10/30/2014 7:23:35 PM
Inflation was slowing dramatically in the period before QE2. Between January, 2010 and Bernanke’s teaser speech at Jackson Hole at the end of August, annual inflation measured by changes in the consumer price ... of the world, headline rates of inflation ...
Weak Consumer Spending And Falling Oil Prices Push Eurozone Inflation To 5-Year Low
Seeking Alpha - 10/20/2014 6:20:52 AM
Inflation in the euro area is down to its lowest number in five years. The annual rate of consumer price ... growing signs of falling prices in the periphery, and inflation also remains worryingly weak in the core countries. Inflation in September was ...
Friday preview: Investors look ahead to RBS, WPP, Eurozone inflation, US data
IFA Magazine - 10/30/2014 5:07:35 PM
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) results, Eurozone inflation and US data on both personal spending and consumer confidence ... not think it is a sign that the world is heading for another recession. Even the slump in oil prices, which we suspect will be ...
Ghana producer price inflation falls to 46.7 pct yr/yr: stats office
Reuters - 10/29/2014 11:10:51 AM
The figure is an indication of the economic challenges facing the West African country, whose gross domestic ... Friday in the face of those problems. Producer price inflation is an advance indicator of consumer price inflation, which rose to a four ...