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
Aussie's slide spurs weakest inflation response since its float
Sydney Morning Herald - 11/26/2015 11:56:00 PM
When a country's currency tumbled, its consumer prices would rise as the cost ... further cut its already record-low interest rate of 2 per cent early next year. Stevens pondered the weakness in global inflation in a speech Tuesday, noting that while ...
Inflation: US consumer prices higher in October
MENAFN - 11/17/2015 7:48:58 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) US consumer ... rates in more than nine years. While the core CPI figure for the year is close to the Federal Reserve's 2.0 percent target inflation rate, the Fed focuses on another measure, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price ...
Brazil annual inflation rate tops 10pc in mid-November
Business Recorder - 11/19/2015 2:31:38 PM
BRASILIA: Brazil's annual inflation rate climbed past 10 percent in mid-November, hitting a 12-year high, despite the central bank's bid to curb price rises by raising interest rates to double-digit levels. Brazil's IPCA-15 consumer price index rose to 10 ...
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
Meat price inflation to slow as cattle, hog prices drop
CBC - 11/27/2015 1:07:34 AM
The high prices in late 2014 and earlier this year were a result of tighter supply, she said. But this fall, the U.S. has been exporting less beef because the strong dollar is making it too expensive for most of the world. That has increased the supply in ...
Stevens Rate `Chill Out' Rattled as Australia Easing Case Builds
Bloomberg - 11/29/2015 10:19:23 PM
Stevens, who had to cool the economy during Australia’s biggest commodity price boom in 150 years, is now trying to manage the fallout from its end. Policy makers appear keen to hold off cutting rates further ... about the global inflation outlook ...
NBK: Qatar strong public investment drives growth amid low energy prices
CPI Financial - 11/29/2015 7:03:07 AM
“Inflation is expected to edge ... that they remain committed to executing the country’s $200 billion development and diversification plan regardless of the decline in oil prices. The need to roll out World Cup and related infrastructure by 2022 ...
UPDATE 2-South Africa's central bank raises rates, cites inflation
Reuters - 11/19/2015 4:37:30 AM
Bank lifts rates by 25 basis points ... The bank expects inflation to average 4.6 percent in 2015, compared with a previous forecast of 4.7 percent. But it sees consumer prices breaching the bank's upper target of 6 percent for two consecutive quarters ...
US rate hike poses risk to emerging economies
The Standard - 11/29/2015 2:59:44 AM
Core inflation ... of the regional countries”. As such, the Fed rate hike could mean a re-rating of local borrowing rates. This could come at a time when the economy is in a deflationary mode. The budget statement projects consumer prices coming down ...
Japan's jobless rate at 20-year low, consumer spending drops
Economic Times - 11/27/2015 5:10:57 AM
Consumer spending, meanwhile, fell 2.4 per cent from the same month a year earlier, and average incomes fell 0.9 per cent. Japan's inflation rate also was lower in October, with core inflation excluding volatile food prices down 0.1 per cent for the third ...
Is Inflation Finally Making Its Move?
news.morningstar.com - 11/21/2015 11:08:50 AM
and the calming of world fears). And that dollar weakness could translate relatively quickly into higher prices for the U.S. consumer, potentially further boosting goods and overall inflation even higher than the current 1.9% core rate. The labor shortage ...
UK inflation rate remains negative in October
BBC - 11/17/2015 9:33:21 AM
The UK's inflation rate as measured by the Consumer ... global economy was weakening, depressing inflation risks. Following this report, many economists forecast that rates would not rise until well into next year. The ONS added that the Retail Prices ...
South Africa avoids a recession.
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 11/29/2015 7:20:25 PM
The country’s central bank predicts ... The move was taken ahead of a possible interest rate hike in the US, which is expected to weaken the rand’s value against the dollar even further. Consumer price inflation was 4.7 per cent in October.
Consumer prices increase 0.2 percent in Oct.; but year of low gas costs keep inflation at bay
US News and World Report - 11/17/2015 1:36:44 PM
a sign that consumer inflation may be moving up toward the Federal Reserve's target level and keeping the Fed on track to raise short-term interest rates from record lows next month. The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent in October after falling the ...