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
Consumer prices rise over 2 pct
Reuters - 1/18/2017 10:05:37 PM
Rising inflation and stronger economic growth could push the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates at a faster pace than expected. Fred Katayama reports. Americans are paying more for gas and rent. The Labor Department says consumer prices rose more than ...
Higher gasoline, rental costs boost U.S. consumer inflation
Win 98.5 - 1/18/2017 8:36:44 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in ... Rising inflation comes against the backdrop of a strengthening economy and tightening labor market, which raises the specter of a faster pace of interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve ...
Inflation Spreads Across Eurozone
hellenicshippingnews.com - 1/18/2017 7:20:59 PM
The European Union’s statistics agency said Wednesday that consumer prices were 0.5% higher than in November, and up 1.1% on the final month of 2015. That marked a pickup in the annual rate ... inflation has spread throughout the currency area, and to ...
US consumer inflation continues rise at end of 2016
Business Recorder - 1/18/2017 2:34:39 PM
WASHINGTON: US consumer ... of price gains registering its biggest increase in two and a half years, the Labor Department said Wednesday. The pick-up in inflation comes as US monetary policymakers say they foresee a faster pace of interest rate increases ...
United Kingdom inflation rate highest for two years
vouxmagazine.com - 1/18/2017 7:06:40 PM
With energy moving higher and rents and medical costs continuing to firm up, price pressures are gaining traction in the ... to exchange rate movement were a major upward influence on inflation". The Labor Department said its consumer price index rose ...
Consumer prices rose by 2.1 percent in 2016
100pour100-velo.com - 1/18/2017 7:49:37 PM
The rate in December was the highest since July 2014, when it was also 1.6%. Britain's biggest food retailers traded weaker Tuesday after data from the country's official ... the pound increases prices across the board. Consumer inflation as measured ...
Inflation at 45-year low
Jamaica Observer - 1/18/2017 5:30:37 AM
THE Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has reported that Jamaica’s inflation rate remains at a record low level, and was 1.7 per cent at the end of December. It’s the lowest inflation rate the country ... Divisions Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
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 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 ...
UK inflation hits highest level in over two years as weaker pound bites
International Business Times - 1/17/2017 9:56:40 AM
The reading meant inflation as measured by the consumer price index has reached its highest ... The ONS added the main contributors to the increase in the rate were rises in air fares and the price of food, along with prices for motor fuels, which fell ...
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.
Austria's Inflation Rate Accelerated in December
4 Traders - 1/18/2017 8:36:44 AM
Austrian inflation rose to 1.4% in December from 1.3% in November, its highest since November 2014, when it was 1.7%, the country's statistics office said Wednesday. Consumer prices rose by 0.5% in December from November, it said. Restaurant services were ...
Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise for Fifth Month on Shelter, Fuel
Yahoo Finance - 1/18/2017 1:44:33 PM
The consumer ... up, price pressures are gaining traction in the world’s largest economy. Steady demand would allow companies to regain pricing power, further boosting inflation and strengthening the case for the Fed to keep raising interest rates ...
November Consumer Price Index: Inflation rate falls to 3.8% from previous month’s 4.2%
The Express Tribune - 12/1/2016 10:05:17 PM
ISLAMABAD: The annual inflation rate fell to 3.8% in November following seasonal reduction in prices of perishable food items, data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) revealed on Thursday. The inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index ...
Rising inflation hurts outlook for UK households - survey
uk.mobile.reuters.com - 1/18/2017 9:41:10 AM
Britain had one of the world's fastest-growing advanced economies last year but the Bank of England has forecast growth will slow in 2017 as the slump in sterling pushes inflation rises above its 2 percent target. Consumer prices rose in December at the ...