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 Jan on lower energy costs
The Kansas City Star - 2/27/2015 6:31:20 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 ...
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 ...
China Cuts Interest Rates by 0.25 Point to Stimulate Economic Growth
cubiclane.com - 2/28/2015 9:17:47 PM
China Interest Rates ... for this decision. Inflation in China has slowed sharply in January, dipping below 1% for the first time in more than five years, awakening the fears of deflation in the country. The rise in consumer prices measured YOY ...
Zero inflation is great (so long as you're not in government)
The Independent - 3/1/2015 12:23:54 AM
And a world where the lazy excuse of “inflation” cannot be used to justify sloppy management in public and private sectors alike. We are not there yet, for UK consumer prices are still ... government bonds of several countries, Germany in the lead ...
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 ...
Japan inflation lowest since war on falling prices began
Asiaone Business - 2/27/2015 4:01:01 AM
TOKYO - Japan's inflation rate ... weak 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's ...
China to cut interest rates by 0.25pc: central bank
Business Recorder - 2/28/2015 8:06:12 PM
BEIJING: China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second ... on the state of the country's economy.
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 ...
German inflation back in positive territory
MENAFN - 2/27/2015 5:01:16 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 ...
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.
China cuts rates again in face of weak demand, deflation risk
Firstpost - 2/28/2015 9:03:28 PM
BEIJING (Reuters) - 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 ... China's annual consumer inflation hit a five-year low in ...
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.
Inflation shows a declining trend in 2014-15
Rediff India Abroad - 2/27/2015 7:57:14 AM
Budget 2015: Complete Coverage The retail inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI ... vis the currency of peer emerging countries, which too had a sobering influence on inflation. Moderation in wage rate growth reduced demand pressures ...