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
B.C. sees slight growth in consumer prices while having country’s smallest drop in gas prices
Business in Vancouver - 12/19/2014 5:05:33 PM
Consumer ... Price growth across the country was in the range of analysts’ expectations. “Headline inflation in Canada remains 0.7 percentage points above its U.S. counterpart (at 1.3%), but that’s not a bad thing when much of the industrialized ...
Canadian inflation takes surprise dip as gas prices fall
National Post - 12/19/2014 10:46:09 AM
OTTAWA — A big drop in gasoline prices slowed Canada’s annual pace of inflation in November, reversing a spike the previous month and providing the Bank of Canada with plenty of reason to keep interest rates firmly in neutral. The consumer price index ...
Lower gas prices help slow inflation rate to 2 per cent
The Record - 12/16/2014 11:57:07 PM
OTTAWA — A big drop in pump prices tapped the brakes on Canadian inflation last month, slowing the annual rate to two ... global slide in world oil prices. The federal agency found prices climbed in every major category of its consumer price index ...
Of Kiwis and Currencies: How a 2% Inflation Target Became Global Economic Gospel
New York Times - 12/19/2014 5:19:52 PM
Sometimes, decisions that shape the world ... became the first country to set a formal target for how much prices should rise each year — zero to 2 percent in its initial action. The practice was so successful in making the high inflation of the ...
Lower gas prices help slow inflation rate to 2.0 per cent: Statistics Canada
Castanet - 12/19/2014 1:02:10 PM
OTTAWA - A big drop in pump prices tapped the brakes on Canadian inflation last month, slowing the annual rate to two ... the global slide in world oil prices. The federal agency found prices climbed in every major category of its consumer price index ...
WRAPUP 1-Gasoline prices cool Canada inflation; cutting pressure for rate move
Reuters - 12/19/2014 10:24:41 AM
OTTAWA, Dec 19 (Reuters) - Tumbling gasoline prices cooled inflation in Canada last month, providing the ... interest rates." The Canadian dollar weakened against the U.S. dollar after the inflation data. Despite gasoline's fall, consumer prices increased ...
Canada Inflation Slows in November
Wall Street Journal - 12/19/2014 11:14:47 AM
OTTAWA--Canada’s consumer ... as the price of crude oil plumbs lows unseen since 2009 during the global recession. Canada had thus far been an outlier on the inflation front, with an inflation rate that was the highest in the industrialized world.
Lower gas prices help slow inflation rate to 2%
CJAD - 12/19/2014 8:58:47 AM
A big drop in prices at the pump helped slow Canada's annual inflation rate last month to 2.0 per cent, says Statistics Canada. The statistical agency found prices rose in every major category of the consumer ... a global slide in world oil prices ...
First Coast jobless rate drops; falling gas prices drive down inflation
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 12/19/2014 11:53:34 PM
Unemployment rates held steady or went down for the majority of the country and the First ... day to make Florida the world’s number one destination for jobs.” Meanwhile, leading economic indicators and the Consumer Price Index showed solid signs ...
Implications of zero inflation
The Tribune India - 12/21/2014 6:36:14 PM
It is unbelievable that inflation about which we were so worried even a few months ago has come down to zero. For the last few years the monetary policy was all about controlling inflation for which interest rates ... or the Consumer Price Index also ...
Manitoba inflation rate declines
Winnipeg Free Press - 12/19/2014 4:08:17 PM
New Statistics Canada data released today showed Manitoba’s annual inflation rate dipped to 1.1 per cent last month from 1.3 per cent in October. That means the basket of consumer goods ... amid a global slide in world oil prices, StatsCan said.
Gasoline prices cool Canada inflation
Business Recorder - 12/20/2014 11:23:45 PM
Tumbling gasoline prices cooled inflation in Canada last month, providing the country's central ... tightening interest rates." The Canadian dollar weakened against the US dollar after the inflation data. Despite gasoline's fall, consumer prices increased ...
Japan inflation slows, underscores a tough task for the Bank of Japan: Survey
Economic Times - 12/19/2014 10:39:00 AM
"Upward pressure on energy-related prices such as gasoline and electricity has been weakening. The annual consumer inflation rate will likely continue to ... Analysts expect the world third-largest economy to rebound in October-December after two straight ...
Real World Economics: Falling oil prices have their down side
TwinCities Pioneer Press - 12/21/2014 10:00:50 AM
Europe is on the edge of deflation and recession in many of its countries ... oil prices spur inflation, and will falling prices bring on deflation? If so, does cheaper oil mean the Federal Reserve has more breathing space before raising interest rates ...
Inflation dips on lower gas prices
StarPhoenix - 12/20/2014 8:14:39 AM
A big drop in gasoline prices slowed Canada's annual pace of inflation in November, reversing a spike the previous month and providing the Bank of Canada with plenty of reason to keep interest rates firmly in neutral. The consumer price index rose two per ...