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
Brazil's inflation to pierce target ceiling in mid-September
Reuters - 9/16/2014 1:27:45 PM
chicken and pork from the Latin American country. Forecasts for the consumer price index rise in the month to mid-September ranged from 0.25 percent to 0.38 percent, while estimates for the 12-month inflation rate ranged from 6.47 percent to 6.60 percent.
US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August
The Tampa Tribune - 9/17/2014 12:50:46 PM
The report on consumer prices was released as the Federal Reserve wrapped up two days of discussions Wednesday on what to do with interest rates. The Fed seeks to promote maximum employment and stable prices, which the Fed defines as inflation rising at a ...
‘Welcome news for consumer spending power’ as UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%
moneyexpert.com - 9/16/2014 1:42:04 PM
The Consumer Price ... World First, highlighted this reality and suggested that a lot more needed to be done to ensure the country’s long-term economic stability. "For all the chatter, guesswork and prophecy around possible rate hikes in the UK ...
Euro zone inflation slightly exceeds forecasts in August
Business Recorder - 9/17/2014 6:12:53 PM
Consumer inflation in the 18 countries sharing the euro rose 0.1 ... BNP Paribas expects the annual inflation rate to slip to 0.2 percent in September because of lower oil prices, then rebound around the end of the year. To push up inflation, the ECB ...
India inflation hits five-year low but rates to stay high
Jamaica Observer - 9/17/2014 7:50:07 AM
MUMBAI, India — India's wholesale price inflation slowed last month to its lowest in nearly five years, data showed yesterday, but the ... it cuts rates," D K Joshi, chief economist of leading Indian credit rating agency Crisil, told AFP. "Consumer ...
U.S. consumer prices post first decline in 16 months
Win 98.5 - 9/17/2014 8:25:55 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. The Labor Department said on ...
Inflation drops in UK, making interest rate rise this year increasingly unlikely
FOX News - 9/16/2014 2:25:01 PM
The Office for National Statistics says consumer price inflation slowed to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, a move that likely reinforces market expectations that interest rates are unlikely to rise this year despite robust growth and ...
Eurozone inflation higher than estimated
theguardian.com - 9/17/2014 11:46:21 AM
Consumer inflation across the 18 countries using the euro rose 0.1% month-on-month in August to give a 0.4% year-on-year increase, Eurostat said, following a first estimate of 0.3% last month. The revision, which came after service sector prices grew more ...
Wholesale inflation ebbs to 5-year low in August
Economic Times - 9/16/2014 7:47:08 PM
... most in about five years as commodity and crude prices continued to decline, raising hopes that sticky consumer inflation may start moderating as well, giving the central bank room to cut interest rates to help support economic recovery, with governor ...
Eurozone inflation remains at record lows
Market Watch - 9/17/2014 5:26:57 AM
The annual rate of inflation in the 18 countries that use ... an indication that very muted price rises threaten the economic recovery beyond the borders of the eurozone. The EU's statistics agency Wednesday said consumer prices in the eurozone were ...
Mystery of India's falling industrial growth,inflation and stable rates
Commodity Online - 9/16/2014 4:38:02 AM
India's inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI ... refuses to consider any rate cuts this year. And many analysts do believe status quo will be maintained. When developed countries are worried about low inflation emerging nations like China and ...
UK Inflation Rate down to 1.5% as Food and Petrol Costs Fall
Sudan Vision - 9/16/2014 3:43:45 PM
The annual rate of UK inflation fell in August as the cost of petrol, food and non-alcoholic drinks declined. Consumer Price ... exchange company World First. "Of course, the headline figure does not tell the full story. Core prices surprised higher ...
Peru ETF In Focus On Interest Rate Cut
ETF Daily News - 9/16/2014 7:18:30 PM
Most of Central and South American countries ... rate by 25 bps to 3.75% in July. Before that, the central bank lowered the key rate in last November after more than four years. However, consumer prices suddenly nosedived, pushing the annual inflation ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
Venezuela’s inflation rate rises to 63.4 percent in August
GBTIMES - 9/11/2014 9:15:59 AM
Venezuela’s annualized inflation rate soared to 63.4 percent in August after a monthslong ... have led to critics accusing the Venezuelan government of withholding consumer price data for political reasons. The government however dismissed the allegations.