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
Malaysia Consumer Prices Rise at Slower Pace in July
Wall Street Journal - 8/20/2014 10:10:42 AM
clouding the prospects for another interest rate increase this year. The consumer-price index—the Southeast Asian country's main gauge of inflation—rose 3.2% in July from a year earlier and 0.1% month-over-month, mainly due to more expensive food and ...
A Long-Term Look At Inflation
investing.com - 8/20/2014 5:38:41 AM
The August Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U) released this morning puts the July year-over-year inflation rate at 1.99%, off the May 19-month high of 2.13%. It is well below the 3.87% average since the end of the Second World War and 16 ...
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) to British Pound (GBP) Exchange Rate Firmer on CPI Data
FCF - 8/21/2014 3:45:57 PM
The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) made gains against the British Pound (GBP) on Thursday after the UK currency was weakened by disappointing Retail Sales data and the Hong Kong currency was buoyed by positive Consumer Price Inflation data. According to Hong Kong ...
Inflation readings from the US and UK
Forex Street - 8/20/2014 8:59:07 AM
The annual rate of UK inflation ... on 1.33 the figure. Consumer prices in the United States rose a bare 0.1% in July despite strong gains in food costs, the country’s Labour Department has reported. The slowdown in consumer inflation after three months ...
Inflation moderating, expect rates to come down: Mayaram
The Hindu Business Line - 8/21/2014 6:09:07 PM
The RBI is expected to mainly use retail inflation (Consumer Price Index or CPI) to revise interest rates. The central bank’s target ... we will be able to set an example in a world recovering from very sluggish growth. We can also contribute ...
Inflation Races as Russia's Food Bans Push Up Prices
The Moscow Times - 8/21/2014 4:43:13 PM
Two weeks after their introduction, Russia's bans on Western food imports have sent prices skyrocketing in some far-flung corners of the country as prices ... 18 after two weeks of no inflation at all, pushing up the yearly rate to 7.5 percent, according ...
Brazil Consumer Prices Rise Least in 13 Months as Food Declines
Bloomberg - 8/20/2014 12:12:23 PM
Brazil’s consumer prices in the month through mid-August rose at the slowest pace in 13 months as the cost of food and beverages fell. Inflation ... the world’s longest tightening cycle. Consumer prices will slow to target if current interest rates ...
Two Measures Of Inflation and Fed Policy
ETF Daily News - 8/20/2014 12:48:11 PM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the PCE Price Index. The BLS’s Consumer Price Index for July shows core inflation ... the rest of the world is struggling?
Petrol price to fall and inflation slows
Independent Online - 8/21/2014 7:46:21 AM
Embattled consumers might be in for a reprieve at the petrol pump as the petrol price could drop by as much as 79c a litre at the beginning of next month. This good news comes on the back of a report yesterday that consumer price index (CPI) 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.
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...
RBI annual report: Inflation is Rajan’s single-minded focus, don’t think of rate cuts now
Firstbiz. - 8/22/2014 4:03:15 AM
In the annual report released on Thursday, the RBI talked a lot on the benefits of inflation targeting, for its own good reasons. For a growth-hungry government and struggling industries, waiting for the first rate cut from the RBI that will bring down ...
World food inflation slows as farm prices set to stabilise - OECD/FAO
Reuters - 7/11/2014 9:25:05 AM
"At the start of the (2014-2023) outlook period, food price inflation at the consumer level appears lower ... as wealthier people in emerging countries eat more protein, but the growth rate will be slower than in the previous 10 years, the agencies said.
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
econintersect.com - 11/26/2013 2:27:06 AM
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 ...