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
Brazil's inflation seen easing to 7 percent in November
Reuters - 12/7/2016 7:24:51 AM
BRASILIA Brazil's annual inflation rate probably eased in November to the lowest level since late 2014, leaving the country's central bank comfortable to soon accelerate the pace of interest rate cuts, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices as ...
Eurozone inflation running at highest since April 2014
FOX News - 11/30/2016 11:29:23 AM
BRUSSELS – Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone is running at its highest rate in two and a half years as the impact of low oil prices fades. Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency, says Wednesday that consumer prices rose by ...
Inflation Approaches Two-Year High in Developed Economies
NASDAQ - 12/6/2016 7:04:34 AM
The pickup will be welcome news for central bankers in developed economies, whose primary goal is an inflation rate of around 2%. By late 2011, their stimulus programs had helped reverse the postcrisis crash in consumer prices, and inflation rates had ...
German inflation rate unchanged before crucial ECB meeting
Reuters - 11/29/2016 7:27:11 AM
German consumer prices, harmonized to compare with other European countries (HICP), rose by 0.7 percent on the year, preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed. That was unchanged from October's inflation rate, which marked a two-year high ...
Inflation Is Not About Price Increases
planetfreewill.com - 12/7/2016 4:50:22 PM
Now to establish the definition of inflation we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. Historically, inflation originated when a country ... Hence, the rate of increase in the prices of goods ...
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
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.
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 ...
Despite cash crunch, RBI leaves main interest rate unchanged, surprising many
Times of India - 12/7/2016 11:42:33 AM
The RBI also forecast inflation to be around 5% for the fourth quarter of FY17 stating that some of the price reduction ... to Reuters. The country's economy grew 7.3 percent between July and September, the fastest rate in the world for an economy of ...
Worldwide Manufacturing Prices Rise At Fastest Rate In Over 5 Years
Seeking Alpha - 12/4/2016 8:57:18 PM
compiled by Markit from surveys in over 30 countries, rose to its highest since August 2014, the survey's gauge of input prices also signalled an increase (for an eighth straight month). The rate of input cost inflation is now running at the highest since ...
RBI likely to cut rates by 25 basis today as India battles demonetization
Webindia 123 - 12/7/2016 11:56:52 AM
The decision will be likely be influenced by two factors, which is fall in consumer ... rates for companies and individuals. According to the market analysts, fuel prices are set to rise from January after the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries ...
Eurozone inflation rises before ECB decision on QE
Times of Malta - 12/3/2016 11:57:27 PM
Inflation in the eurozone accelerated in November, continuing its slow increase prior a decisive European Central Bank (ECB) meeting next week. Consumer prices ... quarterly growth rate in two years. In a separate report, US home prices rose by 5.5 ...
India unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged even as cash crunch roils economy
Yahoo Finance - 12/7/2016 12:04:02 PM
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's central bank unexpectedly kept its key policy rate unchanged ... a flare-up in inflation. Although consumer inflation (INCPIY=ECI) eased in October to 4.20 percent, below the RBI's target of 5 percent by March, prices in India ...
How Do Oil Prices Affect The US Economy? OPEC Cuts Production By 1.2 Million Barrels Per Day At Vienna Meeting
International Business Times - 11/30/2016 12:55:17 PM
Crude oil futures spiked more than 8 percent after delegates from the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... the price of fuel in the U.S. Because so many sectors of the U.S. economy were reliant on foreign gasoline, the inflation rate ...
Eurozone inflation hits highest since April 2014
Market Watch - 11/30/2016 5:10:00 AM
The European Union's statistics agency Wednesday said consumer prices in the ... due to a stabilization in energy prices that are set in world markets, and only distantly affected by ECB policy. The core rate of inflation--which excludes prices of energy ...