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
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/3/2013 1:38:50 PM
The annual rate of inflation across the world's largest economies fell for a third straight month in October, a development that suggests central banks may have to provide more stimulus, or at least not withdraw existing stimulus, to avert the ...
What Italians Think About Italian Inflation
Wall Street Journal - 12/11/2013 2:05:08 PM
Their average estimate was 14.1%, higher than October’s official 12.5% rate, but probably lower than the real level, given that Istat’s official measure does not count those furloughed on wage subsidies as jobless. Whether right or wrong ...
High inflation in November set to keep pressure on RBI
in.com - 12/12/2013 10:22:03 AM
Persistently high food price inflation, stoked by weak supply of staple items, has forced Rajan to tighten monetary policy at a particularly vulnerable time for the economy. The interest rate hikes come even as the pace of growth has slowed to its lowest ...
Economics for Everyone – Inflation: Impact on the Nation
India Infoline Ltd - 12/12/2013 5:14:14 AM
A new survey says that nearly two-thirds of the executives in India expect prices to flare up in the next six months ... which tells us what the rate of change in wholesale prices is in a particular week of day in one year as compared to its level in ...
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 ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 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.
Indian policymakers vow to tackle inflation after poll drubbing
Reuters - 12/11/2013 9:33:07 AM
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram also reiterated his pledge for fiscal discipline as investors worry the Congress-led minority coalition will boost spending to improve its standing ahead of general elections due early next year. Data on Thursday ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 3:43:31 AM
Foreign debt gained 1.6 percent and overseas stocks added 7.1 percent. “They need to take on more risk to increase their returns,” said Masaru Hamasaki, a senior strategist at Tokyo-based Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co., which oversees ...
Policymakers vow to tackle inflation after poll drubbing
Reuters Group PLC - 12/11/2013 5:22:35 AM
Although India's current account deficit has narrowed ... In all developed and developing countries, nobody has as high an inflation rate as India has despite the fact that we have slowed down so acutely," said Rupa Rege Nitsure, chief economist ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/5/2013 11:59:47 PM
While inflation ... rates measured by year-over-year increases in consumer prices. We reviewed figures on output, unemployment, trade, budgets and interest rates, also from the Economist. Population data are from the CIA’s World Factbook.
Russia Likely to Refrain From Cutting Rates on Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/11/2013 7:55:54 PM
Russia’s central bank will probably leave interest rates unchanged for a 15th month after inflation accelerated more than forecast by economists in November, pushing this year’s target range out of reach. Policy makers will leave the one ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
There are similar declines in many European countries ... rate to fall as low as it has. Inflation has also been falling in Europe, where the European Central Bank cut interest rates last week in response to a surprising estimate that consumer ...
Inflation Slides in Developed World
The Wall Street Journal - 6/5/2013 1:35:45 AM
The annual rate of inflation across developed economies fell to ... Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Tuesday showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, after rising by 1.6% in the ...