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
Fears of deflation turn to fears of inflation
notayesmanseconomics.wordpress.com - 10/25/2016 9:37:35 PM
The world inflation ... In essence services inflation has been running at an annual rate of around 1% in the euro area for a while. If we move to the United States then last September this was reported. The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers ...
Bank of Canada Maintains Inflation-Control Target
The Wall Street Journal - 10/24/2016 2:50:45 PM
The central bank said it would continue to use headline consumer prices ... revisits its inflation-control agreement with the Canadian government every five years. Monday’s decision to maintain the target rate at 2% comes amid a global debate over ...
German inflation could exceed 1pc at year-end
Business Recorder - 10/24/2016 4:38:07 PM
A strong recovery in German inflation would likely give Bundesbank's President and ECB rate setter Jens Weidmann ... of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on Sept. 28 to reduce production. Germany's harmonised consumer price index rose by 0.5 percent ...
Australia’s consumer price inflation likely to have remained low again in Q3
econotimes.com - 10/25/2016 11:14:49 AM
Low-inflation ... weighted exchange rate has strengthened in six of the initial nine months of 2016 and it appreciated by 5.8 year-on-year percent by September. This is one of the factors that imply upward pressures on consumer prices stayed low in the ...
Canada Sticks With G-7’s Longest-Running Inflation Target
Bloomberg - 10/24/2016 1:10:32 PM
Canada’s central bank is sticking with its 2 percent inflation ... around the 2008 global financial crisis. Canada’s main inflation target remains untouched. The bank again defined it as the 12-month rate of the consumer price index, in the middle ...
World Stocks, commodities climb as economic confidence lifts
Reuters - 10/25/2016 5:45:32 AM
LONDON World markets had a swagger about them on Tuesday as upbeat economic data and signs of a revival in inflation ... prices also reached new peaks after weeks of gains, a prop for the Australian dollar AUD=D4 as the two commodities are the country's ...
World’s first milk price set by consumers
Farmers Weekly - 10/23/2016 6:02:13 AM
A new milk brand which pays producers a fair milk price ... to a consumer survey in which 48% of respondents said they were willing to pay a premium price for their milk, with just 3% saying they would pay no more than current global market rates (€0 ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Model train prices are rising because of pound's devaluation
BBC - 10/25/2016 9:23:16 PM
"We have put prices up ... the UK's general rate of inflation. Toy trains are not included in the shopping basket of 800 goods and services which are sampled every month by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to construct the consumer prices index.
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.
Club: Kansas State University costs outpace inflation
KAKE TV - 10/25/2016 2:25:06 AM
Kansas State University's economics club says the cost of being a student at the university continues to rise faster than the rate of inflation ... the Student Price Index, which is similar to the Bureau of Labor Statistic's Consumer Price Index.
German inflation could exceed 1 percent at year-end: Bundesbank
investing.com - 10/24/2016 6:08:11 AM
A strong recovery in German inflation would likely give Bundesbank's President and ECB rate setter Jens Weidmann ... of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on Sept. 28 to reduce production. Germany's harmonized consumer price index rose by 0.5 percent ...
Weak Retail Sales Result Makes Canada Rate Cut More Likely (1)
Bloomberg - 10/23/2016 4:22:00 AM
Canada’s retail sales unexpectedly fell and the inflation rate trailed forecasts, raising concern about the health of the country’s economic rebound. Retail sales fell 0.1 percent in August, compared with forecasts for a 0.3 percent gain. 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 ...
Bank of Canada Maintains Inflation-Control Target -- 2nd Update
NASDAQ - 10/24/2016 2:33:27 AM
The central bank said it would continue to use headline consumer prices to ... revisits its inflation-control agreement with the Canadian government every five years. Monday's decision to maintain the target rate at 2% comes amid a global debate over ...