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
High inflation in November set to keep pressure on RBI over interest rate hike
Financial Express - 12/11/2013 5:58:22 AM
SummaryNovember consumer price inflation seen at 10 pc and wholesale price inflation at 7 pc. Indian inflation is forecast to remain close to 9-month highs in November, a Reuters poll showed, putting further pressure on the central bank to follow up on its ...
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/3/2013 1:38:50 PM
The annual rate of inflation across the world's largest economies fell for a third straight month in October, a development that suggests central banks may have to provide more stimulus, or at least not withdraw existing stimulus, to avert the ...
Egyptian urban inflation soars, adds to risk of social unrest
Yahoo! News - 12/10/2013 7:18:18 AM
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian urban consumer inflation soared in November to its highest annual rate in nearly four years, increasing the risk of social unrest and potentially serving up a policy dilemma for the central bank. Crippled by political turmoil ...
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 ...
Urban consumer inflation hits 13% in November
dailynewsegypt.com - 12/10/2013 3:39:23 PM
Egypt’s annual urban consumer inflation rate increased to 13% year on year in November, up from October’s 10.4% year on year to register its highest level since 2010, according to a Tuesday report by the Central Agency for Public ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
Egypt's Urban Consumer Inflation Sharply Up in November
The Wall Street Journal - 12/11/2013 3:35:12 AM
CAIRO--Egypt's annual urban consumer inflation rose sharply to 13% in November, according to the state-run Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics, up from 10.4% in October to its highest level since early 2010. The Arab country's ...
PREVIEW -High India inflation in Nov set to keep pressure on RBI
CNBC - 12/11/2013 5:01:06 AM
That rate is far lower than the 8 percent growth the government says is needed to reduce poverty and provide more jobs for the country's burgeoning ... down the pace of food inflation last month, retail inflation stayed high, economists said.
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 3:43:31 AM
Foreign debt gained 1.6 percent and overseas stocks added 7.1 percent. “They need to take on more risk to increase their returns,” said Masaru Hamasaki, a senior strategist at Tokyo-based Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co., which oversees ...
Why this is India's ABC election: Inflation explains why voters now think anything but Congress
Times of India - 12/9/2013 9:38:29 PM
From the badlands of Bhind in northern Madhya Pradesh to the colourful bazaars ... over one of the worst inflation episodes in the post-Independence history of India. With consumer prices rising at an average annual pace of 10% over the last ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/6/2013 10:51:11 AM
The country has one of the worst unemployment rates of any major economy in the world, at 25.6% ... to foster growth while somehow keeping a lid on its consumer prices. 5. Turkey > Inflation rate: 8.9% > GDP growth rate: 3.0% > Unemployment ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
There are similar declines in many European countries ... rate to fall as low as it has. Inflation has also been falling in Europe, where the European Central Bank cut interest rates last week in response to a surprising estimate that consumer ...
The price is a blight
The Economist - 11/9/2013 10:35:32 PM
Asset prices have certainly soared. But consumer prices ... their income through inflation. If inflation in the countries with which the weak economies trade is high, they can improve their competitiveness simply by keeping their rate lower.