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
Denver matches San Francisco for highest inflation rate in 2014
Denver Post - 2/26/2015 11:26:01 AM
The Denver-Boulder-Greeley area tied the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose region and Houston for the biggest jump in consumer inflation among the country's large metro areas ... The Consumer Price Index for Denver-Boulder-Greeley rose 2.8 percent last ...
Japan's inflation rate falls in January on lower oil costs, manufacturing, retail sales weaken
FOX News - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
TOKYO – Japan's core inflation rate ... world's third-largest economy. Core inflation, excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2 percent, compared with 2.5 percent the month before and the lowest in 10 months. Excluding energy costs and food, the consumer ...
Consumer-Price Decline Slows in Spain and Germany
Wall Street Journal - 2/27/2015 3:35:22 PM
MADRID—Consumer ... since inflation would still remain far below the ECB’s target of just under 2%, with only modest economic growth to drive it higher. “Headline rates remain either extremely low or negative and underlying price pressures are ...
Japan's inflation rate falls in Jan on lower energy costs
The Wichita Eagle Kansas - 2/27/2015 6:24:11 AM
Japan's core inflation rate edged lower in ... excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2 percent, compared with 2.5 percent the month before and the lowest in 10 months. Excluding energy costs and food, the consumer price index was at 2.1 percent, level ...
A review of inflation in America since 1872
The Business Insider - 2/26/2015 8:58:41 PM
The Consumer Price Index ... year-over-year inflation rate at -0.9%, the lowest since the eight-month deflationary period that ended in October 2009. It is substantially below the 3.85% average since the end of the Second World War and its 10-year moving ...
Canada’s cooling inflation signals interest rates could be lower for longer
Financial Post - 2/25/2015 11:58:49 PM
OTTAWA — Canada’s annual pace of inflation eased in January, as the drop in gasoline prices accelerated due to the plunge in oil prices, pointing to lower-for-longer interest rates. Consumer prices ... its tank,” said CIBC World Markets said in ...
German inflation back in positive territory
MENAFN - 2/27/2015 5:15:35 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) Inflation in Germany, Europe's biggest economy, was back in positive territory in February with consumer prices ... is the increase in energy prices in February. But even without energy prices the inflation rate should have increased as ...
Japan inflation falls on lower energy costs
Arab News - 2/27/2015 6:12:51 PM
TOKYO: Japan’s inflation rate ... consumer spending and falling energy prices — challenge Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda’s claim that inflation is on an uptrend. They may also aggravate doubts over Tokyo’s wider bid to kickstart the world ...
German, Spanish, Italian data may push euro zone inflation higher
7 News Yahoo - 2/27/2015 2:45:16 PM
In Germany, Europe's largest economy, consumer prices harmonised to compare with other European countries fell ... In Italy the year-on-year rate turned slightly positive after two months of deflation. Preliminary euro zone inflation data, due out on ...
China Cuts Rates Again in Face of Weak Demand, Deflation Risk
News Max - 2/28/2015 8:03:13 AM
China's central bank cut interest rates on Saturday, just days before the annual meeting of the country's parliament, in the latest effort to support the world's second-largest ... China's annual consumer inflation hit a five-year low in January while ...
German inflation set to remain low, state data suggests
Reuters - 2/27/2015 12:22:06 PM
that the negative rate was, at least for Germany, a one-off and mainly driven by higher energy prices," Brzeski said. Preliminary euro zone inflation data, due out on Monday, is expected to show consumer prices fell by 0.5 percent in the single currency ...
World View: Arab Countries Moving Yemen Ambassadors from Sanaa to Aden
Breitbart News - 2/27/2015 12:00:37 PM
Bloomberg The US Labor Department said on Thursday that its consumer price index (CPI) fell 0.7% in January ... a deflationary spiral for a couple of years, with January’s inflation rate at -0.6%. On Thursday, Germany announced that it will sell five ...
Zimbabwe: Zim's Slackening Inflation - Deflation or Disinflation?
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
YEAR on year inflation for January as measured by the all items Consumer ... that the country's inflation developments were expected to remain under the influence of changes in oil and food prices as well as the Rand/US dollar exchange rate.
Japan economic data signal slow recovery despite boost from lower oil prices
US News and World Report - 2/27/2015 8:47:21 AM
Weak retail sales and a cooling of already slow inflation underscored the fragility of the recovery of the world's third ... and food, the consumer price index rose 2.1 percent, level with the previous two months. The inflation rate is overstated by ...
UK inflation rate falls to record low of 0.3% in January
BBC - 2/17/2015 12:55:26 PM
The rate of UK ... around this country, and low inflation, and that is a good mix for the country right now." Labour's shadow Treasury minister Cathy Jamieson said: "Inflation is falling around the world because global oil prices have plummeted.