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
Could big data revolutionize how we measure inflation?
weforum.org - 5/2/2016 1:10:29 PM
The manipulation of official data lasted almost nine years, ending only December 2015 when a new government was elected (although there is still no official consumer price index in the country).2 Figure 1 Online and official annual inflation rate in ...
Eurozone Q1 2016 GDP Growth Doubles, But Inflation Turns Negative
International Business Times - 4/29/2016 6:26:01 AM
In April, the annual inflation rate in the euro area is estimated at minus 0.2 percent, down from zero in March, primarily due to the drop in global oil prices. Excluding volatile food and energy prices, consumer prices rose 0.8 percent year-on-year in ...
Indonesia Inflation Rate Slowed to 3.60% in April Vs. 4.45% in March
NASDAQ - 5/2/2016 4:42:15 AM
The agency said the year-over-year increase in the prices of goods and services at the consumer ... areas in the country started the harvest season. The agency said meat prices dropped 1.5% from March. The year-over-year core inflation rate, which excludes ...
Nigeria: Further Rise in Inflation Imminent As Economy Hurts
AllAfrica - 5/2/2016 10:40:09 AM
Following the rise in the Consumer Price Index ... buying things at a higher rate; and so on gradual basis, inflation would be increasing." He said:"I have mentioned before that for inflation to start dropping gradually, the country has to do everything ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 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
Fed frets less over world economy; June rate hike odds rise
The Spectrum - 5/2/2016 2:40:33 AM
"The committee continues to closely monitor inflation indicators and global economic and financial developments", the Fed said in a statement following a two-day meeting. Fed rate setters forecast two hikes this year. Prices for longer-dated US Treasuries ...
Dollar Weakens as Global Banks Hit Pause on Interest Rates
Metal Miner - 5/2/2016 6:36:47 AM
on commodity prices. Meanwhile, Fed officials left interest rates unchanged at their meeting last week and remained ambiguous about raising rates in June given low domestic inflation and mixed global economic growth signals. Two-Month Trial: Metal Buying ...
Another ‘world’s tallest tower’ planned for Dubai…but are we in a bubble?
CNBC - 5/1/2016 2:01:46 PM
Real estate services company, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), claims villa and apartment prices have fallen by 11 percent and 10 percent respectively in the past year, with hotel rates also heading south. Emaar's project will feature what is set to be the world ...
Global Inflation Accelerated in January, OECD Says
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2016 11:16:43 AM
Global inflation rates picked up for a fourth straight month in January, although that revival is likely to prove short-lived following sharp falls in commodity prices since the start of the year. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ...
Bank of Russia Signals Rate Cuts Ahead If Inflation Risks Abate
Daily Croton - 5/1/2016 8:56:57 PM
Policy makers left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 11% for a sixth straight meeting, but signaled that if inflation ... prices are lifting hopes for the country's energy industry. Under the Bank of Russian Federation estimates, the annual consumer ...
Fed waiting for inflation to rise before lifting rates
La-Kabylie - 5/2/2016 2:11:55 AM
The U.S. central bank says its benchmark interest rate will remain unchanged, to foster conditions for maximum employment and price ... consumer spending, business investment and exports have weakened in recent months. Noting a recent pick-up in inflation ...
Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation
xfinity.com - 4/30/2016 2:57:14 AM
Thousands of state employees have been fired since Macri came to power in December promising to cut bloated spending, curb government deficits and tame one of the world's highest inflation rates ... afloat despite low oil prices. About 40,000 workers ...
Low energy prices keep inflation below target
CKNW News Talk 980 - 4/22/2016 6:27:10 AM
Alberta and BC were the only two provinces where inflation rates were up last month. Across the rest of country, the cost of living increase was down slightly from February at 1.3% as low energy prices continued to keep consumer price increases well ...
Gold prices near 15-month top as dollar slides
Financial Express - 5/2/2016 1:57:36 AM
Gold traded near a 15-month peak on Monday as a tumble in the dollar and weakness in global equities bolstered ... s cautious stance on higher US interest rates. * US inflation barely rose in March as consumer spending remained tepid, making it less ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
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.