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
EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil rate futures drop as inflation slows
CNBC - 12/10/2016 3:03:36 AM
... paid on Brazilian rate futures fell on Friday after the country reported its slowest monthly inflation since 1998, consolidating bets on a sharper interest rate cut next month. Consumer prices as measured by the benchmark IPCA index rose 0.18 percent ...
China Factory Prices Jump 3.3%, Lifting Global Inflation Outlook
bloombergquint.com - 12/9/2016 3:04:47 AM
(Bloomberg) -- China’s factory-gate inflation rose to the highest since late 2011, helping to sustain prices around the world. Consumer prices picked up on ... "The next move of the PBOC should be an interest rate hike, not a cut." PPI outpacing CPI ...
Is Inflation Caused by Rises in Commodity Prices or by a Deliberate Act of Currency Debasement?
commoditytrademantra.com - 12/9/2016 5:45:15 PM
Now to establish the definition of inflation we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. Historically, inflation originated when a country ... Hence, the rate of increase in the prices of goods ...
Nigeria’s Nov inflation rate to increase further to18.45% - FSDH
World Stage - 12/8/2016 8:49:34 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- Ahead of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) expected release of the inflation rate for the month of November ... parallel market led to an increase in the prices of imported consumer goods in Nigeria between the two months ...
Eurozone inflation running at highest since April 2014
Yahoo News - 11/27/2016 11:57:24 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone is running at its highest rate in two and a half years as the impact of low oil prices fades. Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency, says Wednesday that consumer prices ...
The Factory to the World Has a New Export: Inflation
bloomberg.com - 12/7/2016 10:05:20 PM
The factory to the world ... prices in China would be the country’s top five markets: the U.S., Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Mexico. When China inflates, the rest of Asia gets dragged along, says Loevinger. "China has started to export inflation ...
Inflation Views Might Jump-Start Bank of England Out of Neutral
Bloomberg - 12/10/2016 11:24:41 AM
The extent of that risk was highlighted on Friday when a BOE survey showed consumer expectations for price growth have jumped the most in more than six years. While policy makers say the next move in interest rates ... s a world in which inflation stays ...
China factory-gate inflation hits 5-year high
Business Recorder - 12/9/2016 6:53:51 AM
BEIJING: Chinese producer prices rose at their fastest pace for five years in November, Beijing said Friday, fuelling hopes that the world's factory can export inflation ... in the country. The economy expanded last year at its slowest rate in a quarter ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
Brazil's inflation seen easing to 7 percent in November
Reuters - 12/7/2016 5:58:57 AM
BRASILIA Brazil's annual inflation rate probably eased in November to the lowest level since late 2014, leaving the country's central bank comfortable to soon accelerate the pace of interest rate cuts, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices as ...
Inflation Is Not About Price Increases
Seeking Alpha - 12/8/2016 2:51:39 AM
Now to establish the definition of inflation, we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. The Essence of Inflation Historically, inflation originated when a country ... rate of increase in the prices ...
Oil prices climb ahead of OPEC meet with 14 countries
Live Mint - 12/9/2016 9:31:20 AM
US crude prices traded near $51 a barrel before talks on Saturday in Vienna between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries ... gate inflation rose to the highest since late 2011, helping to sustain prices around the world. Consumer prices ...
Egypt's urban consumer prices surge to 8-year high at 19.4%
africanews.com - 12/8/2016 12:52:57 PM
This after the central bank floated the Egyptian pound and the petroleum ministry hiked fuel prices last month. According to the country’s statistics agency, annual consumer price ... “The inflation rate will continue to rise in December and the ...
The World's Most Corrupt Countries
New York Times - 12/9/2016 6:21:03 PM
Transparency International, an anticorruption watchdog, monitors the relationship between politics and money around the world ... in oil prices and endemic corruption has impoverished the country, leading to massive inflation and a lack of consumer ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.