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
Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
usfunds.com - 2/21/2017 7:16:27 PM
Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline, rent and health care costs, consumer ... the world’s top two consumers of gold, and both countries ...
Inflation is still below targets in most CEE countries
Forex Street - 2/20/2017 8:33:24 AM
In light of the actual January data and the new weights, we revised our annual CPI inflation rate forecast by 0.2ppt to 2.5% for 2017. We continue to see upside risks stemming from the fast-paced wage growth; the translation into higher consumer prices may ...
Nigeria rising inflation dampens consumer confidence
customstoday.com.pk - 2/21/2017 8:53:41 AM
But despite the potential side effects these measures could have had, GDP grew by 4.9%, the naira traded at N150 to the dollar and the inflation rate ... country is now in recession. Emmanuel Esim, a Lagos-based civil servant, knows that in Nigeria when ...
Greek consumer prices rise in January, led by transport, housing costs
Euronews - 2/15/2017 11:23:58 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate picked up in January ... The reading in January was 1.5 percent from 0.3 percent in December. Consumer prices were led higher by transport, housing, telecoms, alcoholic beverages and ...
Consumer Price Inflation Eases To A Five Year Low At 3.17% In January
NDTV - 2/13/2017 1:35:11 PM
Retail inflation in the country ... the vegetable prices that declined by 15.62 per cent. Price of Pulses declined by 6.62 per cent. A Reuters poll of 26 economists, had predicted the inflation rate for January to be at 3.22 per cent. Consumer price ...
Fuel price surge sends inflation to highest since June 2014
www.geo.tv - 2/14/2017 10:09:24 PM
But most of her colleagues have given no sign they want to raise rates soon, given the uncertain outlook for Britain's economy as the country ... Excluding oil prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady ...
Will Trump End Up Manipulating Price Inflation Numbers?
economicpolicyjournal.com - 2/20/2017 6:17:23 AM
In May of last year, Trump told George Stephanopoulos of ABC News that he is a "low interest rate guy, " doubling down on what he told CNBC a few days earlier. This year, speaking at the annual meeting of the World ... price inflation rate of 2.0%. The ...
U.S. retail sales rise; inflation posts largest gain in four years
Reuters - 2/15/2017 2:51:33 PM
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in January and consumer prices recorded their ... demand together with firming inflation and a tightening labor market could allow the Fed to raise interest rates at least twice this year.
Inflation rises closer to Bank of England's target rate as factory gate prices soar
CITY A.M. - 2/14/2017 9:37:46 AM
Consumer prices growth accelerated at the fastest rate in 31 months in January ... after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) cut production. Mike Prestwood, the ONS head of inflation, said: “The latest rise in CPI was mainly ...
Mexico Raises Key Rate After Inflation Surges and Peso Stumbles
Bloomberg - 2/9/2017 2:01:24 PM
Banco de Mexico, led by Governor Agustin Carstens, increased the key rate ... send the inflation rate up by the most in 21 years in January. Banxico now faces the challenge of reining in consumer prices just as some economists are warning the country ...
Will high inflation return in 2017?
www.vietnambreakingnews.com - 2/20/2017 10:06:27 AM
VietNamNet Bridge – The government successfully reined in the inflation rate ... the world’s leading oil exporters try to cut output to stabilize the prices), and MOF raises the environment tax. SBV is closely watching the performance of the consumer ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
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.
Growth versus inflation
orfonline.org - 2/21/2017 12:06:57 PM
Yet the RBI kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent in its recent Monetary Policy review (February 8, 2017). Even when the WPI and CPI have been showing record lows and the retail price inflation dropped ... state of the world economy in which crude ...
Inflation numbers are at five-year low
MENAFN - 2/15/2017 11:55:35 PM
4-5% is considered a desirable rate of inflation. In April 2014, RBI announced it had adopted Consumer Price Index as key measure f inflation: until then Wholesale Price Index was used. CPI has five category of items: food/beverages & tobacco; clothing ...