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
Food Prices Likely Helped Cool Indian Inflation in February
Market Watch - 3/11/2014 3:35:51 AM
Lower food prices may have at last helped India’s inflation rates ease in February to rates near to the country’s central bank’s comfort level, a poll showed. India’s wholesale price index inflation rate, which has traditionally been the ...
Tepid Growth in China Consumer Prices Could Worry Investors
New York Times - 3/10/2014 3:08:24 AM
BEIJING — China’s consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February, as pork prices fell by the most in more than a year, data showed Sunday, a sign that slowing growth poses a bigger risk to the country’s economy than ...
Economic data likely to point to weak growth, high inflation
Reuters Group PLC - 3/11/2014 9:00:57 PM
India's merchandise exports fell for the first time in eight months in February, signalling the country may miss its annual overseas sales target for the second straight year, data released on Tuesday showed. TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE FOR CONGRESS PARTY?
The reality of inflation
freemalaysiatoday.com - 3/10/2014 11:18:09 PM
Their ventures are doomed to failure because to a policy of increasing the quantity of money ... From this we can conclude that inflation is an increase in the quantity of money caused by the government. This sound definition also very ...
Hungary’s disappearing inflation: more rate cuts to come
Financial Times - 3/11/2014 1:29:59 PM
Inflation watching in Hungary is getting tiring on the eyes: following an unprecedented zero change in prices in January, annual inflation crept up by a whole 0.1 per cent in February, according to figures released on Tuesday. The figures ...
China's inflation rate eases to 2 pct in February
Businessweek - 3/9/2014 3:09:35 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer ... that has led to price-cutting wars. No Faith. No Country. No Marriage.
Sudan inflation rate down in February
Sudan Tribune - 3/11/2014 5:37:32 AM
The bulletin noted a rise in the overall prices of food and drinks (1.0%); decrease in meat prices (0.1%); decline in prices of sugar, jam, honey, chocolate, and candy (1.9%); decrease in prices of non-alcoholic beverages (0.8%); drop in prices of coffee ...
Greek consumer prices fall 1.1 pct in Feb., deflation eases
Thomson Reuters - 3/10/2014 6:00:12 AM
ATHENS, March 10 (Reuters) - Greek consumer prices fell 1.1 in February, with the annual pace of deflation decelerating from the previous month, data by the country's statistics service showed on Monday. The figure came in below a forecast of -1 ...
Czech Republic: Inflation below Forecast
Friedl News - 3/10/2014 4:30:08 PM
Because of a greater decrease than expected in regulated prices, the country’s inflation rate remained below the National Bank’s expectation, CNB published today. While consumer prices increased 0.2 percent last month year-on-year inflation ...
Deflation fears as China inflation drops
7 News Yahoo - 3/10/2014 1:13:52 AM
China's inflation rate has dropped to 2.0 per cent year-on-year in February, down from 2.5 per cent in January, the government says, prompting economists to warn that the risk of deflation is rising. The consumer price ... China is the world's second ...
Are you ready for deflation?
MarketWatch - 3/11/2014 7:17:45 AM
We live in an era of technological miracles (whether you like them or ... Last fall I put a small chunk of my portfolio into 30-year zero-coupon Treasuries, so-called “Zeros,” as portfolio insurance. At the time everyone said I was insane ...
SCB - Statistics Sweden : Consumer Price Index (CPI) February 2014
4 Traders - 3/11/2014 2:41:34 PM
Consumer Price Index (CPI), February 2014: The inflation rate was -0.2 percent in February, unchanged from January. The Swedish Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased by an average of 0.4 percent from January to February (0.4 percent increase from January to ...
China Feb inflation tame, room for policy easing
Reuters Group PLC - 3/9/2014 10:33:24 AM
The consumer price index rose 2 percent in February from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday, exactly in line with market expectations. Pork prices fell 9 percent. And in an indication that China's wobbly economy is ...
Is the BOE Determined to Be Behind the Curve?
Wall Street Journal - 3/11/2014 9:36:45 PM
And the latest data and surveys suggest growth will be quick indeed. The BOE forecasts 3.4% GDP expansion during the current year. The latest batch of purchasing managers’ surveys–which show strength across industry, services and ...
Credit Suisse sees retail inflation falling to 8.2% in Feb
IN - 3/11/2014 1:22:49 PM
The government will release both the consumer price as well as wholesale price-based inflation data later this week. "We expect CPI inflation to moderate further to 8.2 percent in February from 8.8 percent in January, driven by a fall in food ...