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
Price Controls Can’t Control Prices
The Sunday Leader - 6/25/2016 7:51:44 PM
It seems that controlling of prices of essential goods is under the authority of those traders and manufacturers associated with importing and selling consumer goods rather than the policymakers and the government of the country. National Movement for ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 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
Rising food, fuel prices seen pushing up India inflation in May
m.moneycontrol.com - 6/13/2016 10:26:08 AM
Annual consumer prices, which the central bank closely tracks to set its interest rate policy ... release on Monday at 1200 GMT. Retail inflation has more than halved since November 2013, thanks to a crash in global commodity prices as well as subdued ...
Inflation in May expected to be higher at 5.52% on higher food prices
m.firstpost.com - 6/13/2016 12:34:59 PM
India's consumer ... rate policy, likely rose by 5.52 percent in May, according to a Reuters poll of economists, compared with a rise of 5.39 percent in April. Retail inflation has more than halved since November 2013, thanks to a crash in global commodity ...
Cost inflation as Africa's economic headache
Modern Ghana - 6/24/2016 10:16:05 PM
It is the research of today that will make the better text books and the better world of tomorrow ... equation of the criterion set for cost inflation as defined by classical economists to mean the rise in price levels with consequent harsh effects ...
Retail inflation rises again on spiralling food prices
SME Times - 6/14/2016 4:27:02 AM
Country's retail inflation rose for the second straight month in May to 5.76 per cent from 5.47 per cent in the month before due to a sharp spike in food prices, according to official data on the Consumer Price ... relatively lower rate of 2.64 per cent.
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
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.
Public utility rates jump amid low inflation
m.koreaherald.com - 6/20/2016 10:10:41 AM
South Korea's public utility rates rose at a much faster face than their overall consumer inflation in May due mainly to ... The surge in public utility rates comes as the country's overall consumer prices remain subdued. In May, the consumer price index ...
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 1:08:46 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...
The Economist online - 1/15/2015 12:30:09 PM
After falling steadily for more than three years, the median rate of annual consumer-price inflation (CPI) in high-income countries was down to 0.8% in November 2014. In 16 out of 55 rich countries, inflation rates were below 1%. Twelve countries faced ...
Inflation Slows Across Most Developed Countries
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/4/2013 11:23:55 AM
The annual rate of inflation ... showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, having risen by 1.6% in the 12 months to March. That was the lowest rate recorded since October 2009, when the global economy was ...
Inflation Continues to Slow in OECD Countries
Seeking Alpha - 2/3/2009 2:45:04 PM
Further evidence of the slowing in global inflation rates comes from the OECD, which reports that consumer prices in the OECD countries in December were up only 1.5% from a year earlier, compared with a 2.2% annual increase in the year to November.