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
Euro Zone Consumer Prices Weaken to Five-Year Low
Wall Street Journal - 8/29/2014 1:41:56 PM
Consumer prices ... has helped lift consumer prices. Its inflation rate is now well above Europe's. Inflation in the U.S. and U.K. is running near the 2% rate that central bankers consider optimal. Central banks in those countries have also made aggressive ...
Italy Posts Biggest Consumer Price Decline on Record Amid Slump
Bloomberg - 8/29/2014 11:04:27 AM
Italy’s consumer prices this month dropped the most since records began after the euro-area’s third-largest economy slipped into recession, adding to concerns that the region might be headed toward deflation. The inflation rate based on European Union ...
EUROZONE INFLATION IS APPROACHING ZERO
Times Union - 8/29/2014 12:08:53 PM
On Friday, we learned the unemployment rate in the 18-country ... "Euro-area inflation fell closer to zero in August," said Bloomberg economists Maxime Sbaihi and Niraj Shah. Italy released inflation data that revealed consumer prices actually fell 0.2% ...
Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act
FOX News - 8/29/2014 9:09:55 AM
Inflation has been consistently below the ECB's goal of just under 2 percent. That has raised fears that the eurozone may fall into deflation, a crippling downward price ... countries hardest hit by Europe's debt crisis. Spain has an unemployment rate ...
Euro zone inflation falls to five year low in August
The Irish Times - 8/29/2014 9:38:33 AM
Euro zone inflation dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, data showed on Friday, but it was not likely to force the European Central Bank into immediate policy intervention next week, Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro ...
The Good News In Europe’s Inflation Story
The Wall Street Journal - 8/29/2014 1:27:37 PM
The single currency region’s inflation rate fell again in July and now is just barely positive on the year. Outright deflation for the single currency region overall seems a distinct prospect–Italy is the latest European country to register falling ...
Eurozone inflation falls to 0.3%; unemployment stable at 11.5% - as it happened
theguardian.com - 8/29/2014 11:40:15 AM
Friday’s upbeat UK consumer confidence index and stronger than expected Nationwide house prices survey ... between countries. Spain had the highest rate in July at 53.8%, while Germany had the lowest at 7.8%. Eurozone annual inflation fell to 0.3% ...
Disappearing eurozone inflation set to heighten ECB concern
The Peninsula - 8/29/2014 8:44:16 PM
BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT: Eurozone inflation dropped to a fresh five-year low in August, data showed yesterday, something likely to concern the European Central Bank but not force it into immediate policy action. Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the ...
Eurozone inflation comes in slightly ahead of forecasts
QCK - 8/29/2014 9:52:52 AM
The rate of consumer price inflation in the euro area slowed to a 0.3% year-on ... For that reason Draghi took a more conciliatory tone regarding whether countries in the Eurozone ought to be allowed to use what leeway they had to meet their public ...
Disappearing euro zone inflation set to heighten ECB concerns
Reuters - 8/29/2014 10:57:18 AM
Consumer prices in the 18 countries ... inflation was led by a 2.0 percent decline in the highly volatile prices of energy and a prices of food, alcohol and tobacco falling by 0.3 percent for a second month in a row in August. In June, the ECB cut interest ...
Indonesia’s August Inflation Seen Slowing Down Following Ramadan Surge
The Jakarta Globe - 8/29/2014 6:49:44 PM
Inflation may have slowed in August from a month earlier as food prices settle back to normal after the Islamic celebration of Idul Fitri last month. The country’s consumer price index ... signaling a subdued rate of price increases, said Bank Central ...
Eurozone inflation drops to fresh five-year low in August
Gulf News - 8/29/2014 1:41:56 PM
Consumer prices in the 18 countries using the euro rose by just 0.3 per cent ... repeatedly the ECB stands ready to do more if needed. The ECB targets an inflation rate at below-but-close to 2 per cent, a level not seen since the first quarter of 2013.
Forex - EUR/USD holds steady after E.Z. inflation, unemployment data
investing.com - 8/29/2014 9:17:05 AM
Preliminary data showed that euro zone consumer price inflation ticked down to an annualized rate of 0.3% this month from 0.4% in ... Poroshenko said Russian troops have "de facto" entered his country. The United Nations Security Council was to hold ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...