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
Kuwait’s inflation eases to 2.9% as food prices drop – NBK ECONOMIC REPORT
Kuwait Times - 5/30/2016 7:03:49 PM
KUWAIT: Inflation in consumer prices eased to 2.9 percent year-on-year ... Inflation is projected to hold steady in the near-to-medium term, amid low global commodity prices and a stronger dinar. As a result, we foresee annual average inflation in 2016 ...
German consumer prices barely pick up in May, state data suggest
Business Recorder - 5/30/2016 12:01:29 PM
BERLIN: Consumer prices in Germany ... months," Holstein said. Higher prices for services also seemed to have pushed up the headline figure, he said. For the euro zone, economists polled by Reuters expect the inflation rate, due on Tuesday, fell 0.1 ...
India climbs three notches in global competitiveness
The Hindu - 5/31/2016 12:54:35 AM
India’s global competitiveness ... it secured in 2012. Higher consumer price inflation, lower public spending on education, tax revenue collection and merchandise exports proved to be the biggest drags on the country’s economic competitiveness ...
UPDATE 1-Inching up to zero, German inflation little moved by ECB stimulus
Reuters - 5/30/2016 12:58:45 PM
Germany's annual inflation data, published by the Federal Statistics Office on Monday, showed consumer prices -- harmonised to compare with other European countries (HICP ... pushing up the overall inflation rate. KfW bank chief economist Joerg Zeuner ...
'We are looking at a global acquisition for Godrej Consumer'
The Hindu Business Line - 5/30/2016 9:12:40 PM
The Hindu caught up with Mr. Godrej at his fifth floor corner office in Godrej One, the new global ... Consumer for the last 15 years has grown at the rate of 30 per cent per annum. It’s one of the fastest growing market cap of any company in the country.
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
Brexit Poll Risk Threatening Global Growth: G7 Leaders
bilbaoya.com - 5/29/2016 3:23:06 PM
Millions of current pensioners would feel the impact of voting to leave the European Union through inflation eroding their pensions as consumer prices ... the G7 countries to using monetary, fiscal and structural tools "to strengthen global demand and ...
Five steps that government can take to reduce food inflation
The Economic Times - 5/30/2016 6:10:44 AM
The two countries will be the worst affected among 110 countries in terms of absolute loss of GDP. The next global ... consumer price index (CPI) rising 13.8% and the sovereign credit rating plummeting by three notches, the report says. Runaway food ...
Forex: USDJPY Remains in Downtrend due to Inflation in Japan
Market Leader - 5/30/2016 7:43:47 AM
The index of consumer ... on inflation. The “Market Leader” supposes that reports of National Statistics will increase pressure on the Bank of Japan with regard to measures on further stimulation of the country’s economy. Lasting price drop increases ...
Hong Kong Inflation Slows For Second Month
Realtime Business News - 5/23/2016 4:53:08 AM
The consumer price index rose 2.7 percent year-on-year following 2.9 percent climb in March. In February, inflation was 3 percent. The latest inflation rate was the lowest since ... given the soft import prices amid subdued global inflation, retreat ...
European stocks firm as US rate fear loses grip
Channel News Asia - 5/30/2016 6:56:40 PM
PARIS: Equities markets across the world ... German inflation returned to positive territory in May on the back of rising prices for rents and services. France also had good news to report. An upward revision of the first quarter growth rate by 0.1 points ...
Kenya: Inflation Tax Sets Consumers for Fresh July Price Increases
AllAfrica - 5/17/2016 9:10:47 AM
Prices of cars, fuel, cigarettes, alcoholic drinks, juices and financial services are expected to rise once again in July when the Treasury factors in the average inflation rate for the past ... passing on the same to the consumer in the form of higher ...
IMF approves US$478 million stand-by credit for Suriname
Curacao Chronicle - 5/30/2016 7:18:08 PM
Consumer price inflation has reached 37 percent in March 2016, up from an average of 4 percent during 2013–15, on the back of the fall in the value of the exchange rate and utility tariff ... envisages strengthening the country’s international reserve ...
Economists Increase Brazil's Inflation View for 2016--Survey
Inside Fidelity - 5/30/2016 11:54:19 AM
highlighting the challenging scenario the central bank faces to curb prices even amid country's recession, according to the central bank's weekly survey published Monday. Economists raised their estimates for inflation, as measured by the consumer-price ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...