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
Inflation stalls in Japan due to plunging oil prices
malaysiasun.com - 3/28/2015 4:09:34 AM
The Bank of Japan has pledged to achieve a 2 percent target inflation rate and promised to double the country's monetary base with aggressive stimulus measures 80 trillion yen a year • The government said Friday the core consumer-price index hit 0 ...
Japan nears deflation as consumer prices stop rising
Citi FM Online - 3/28/2015 11:19:04 AM
Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February. The core consumer price index (CPI ... The unemployment rate, however, fell to 3.5% in the same time period ...
Iceland's consumer prices up 1.02 percent
MENAFN - 3/28/2015 10:43:17 AM
Iceland's consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.02 percent to mid-March compared to a month earlier, Xinhua reported. Over the last three months, the CPI has increased by 1.0 percent, equivalent to an annual inflation rate of 3.9 percent, data revealed ...
UAE's inflation edges down from near 6-year highs
Arabian Business - 3/27/2015 2:23:23 AM
The UAE's inflation rate edged down from ... which account for over 39 percent of consumer expenses, jumped 7.4 percent from a year earlier in February and rose 0.2 percent from the previous month. Food and beverage prices, which account for nearly 14 ...
Japan’s Zero Inflation a Setback for Abenomics
Wall Street Journal - 3/25/2015 11:54:15 PM
TOKYO—The core gauge of Japanese consumer prices was flat from a year earlier in ... tool for injecting money into the economy, with interest rates already at zero—and a concrete inflation target that had been shunned by his predecessors.
Crude shock: Deeper crisis in Yemen could mean your loan rates won't fall as expected
Firstpost - 3/28/2015 10:36:07 AM
Yemen isn’t an oil producer but it is a strategic supply route for oil imports for many countries ... factor in delayed rate cuts from the RBI and banks would limit their lending rate cuts to small margins. The consumer price inflation (new series ...
US economy grew at unchanged 2.2 percent rate in Q4 (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/27/2015 4:56:42 PM
The economy had surged at a 5 percent rate in the third quarter. In the final look at fourth quarter GDP, consumer spending was more ... The report also showed that inflation was well under control. A price measure tied to GDP rose just 0.1 percent ...
US economic growth may be mild, but it's also really durable
Chippewa Herald - 3/29/2015 2:13:51 AM
Consumer spending, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity, grew at a 4.4 percent rate in the fourth quarter ... The report also showed that inflation was well under control. A price measure tied to GDP rose just 0.1 percent in the fourth ...
BOJ Kuroda: No Sign of 'Currency War' Brewing in World
News Max - 3/20/2015 12:04:21 PM
"I really don't see any sort of currency war developing in the world ... country that has been mired in deflation for the past decade-and-a-half. But core consumer inflation slowed to 0.2 percent in January due largely to the pressure from falling oil ...
Pakistan Cuts Key Rate to Lowest in 13 Years as Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 3/21/2015 3:37:55 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Pakistan cut its benchmark interest rate to the lowest in almost 13 years as a decline in global oil prices helped slow inflation ... the World Economic Forum in Davos in January as fuel shortages left motorists stranded across the country.
Dr. Bawumia, the GSS, and Food Inflation: the MOFA connection
Ghana Web - 3/26/2015 11:53:04 PM
Furthermore, GSS collects prices from fixed outlets in 42 selected market centres across the country ... for example, inflation in the price of yam, the number of items in the food basket and weights should not matter. In fact, since the consumer price ...
Forex Market: EUR/CAD trading forecast for Monday
binarytribune.com - 3/28/2015 1:06:27 PM
If so, this would be the ninth straight month of negative harmonized inflation. The final value of the consumer confidence indexConsumer Confidence Index. A monthly survey conducted by TNS - the ... picture of the price change in the country, while ...
US economy grew at 2.2 percent rate in fourth quarter
Connecticut Post - 3/27/2015 1:50:35 PM
The economy had surged at a 5 percent rate in the third quarter. In the final look at fourth quarter GDP, consumer spending was more ... The report also showed that inflation was well under control. A price measure tied to GDP rose just 0.1 percent in ...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
The Business Insider - 1/22/2014 2:55:33 PM
For some context here's a chart of current inflation rates around the world ... the prices of imported goods, both input raw materials and consumer goods, go up. Emerging markets’ current high inflation rates will likely limit emerging market countries ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
24/7 Wall ST - 9/6/2013 6:40:39 AM
A high inflation rate jeopardizes a country ... year increases in consumer prices. We reviewed figures on output, unemployment, trade, budgets and interest rates, also from the Economist. Population data are from the CIA’s World Factbook.