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
Weak Consumer Spending And Falling Oil Prices Push Eurozone Inflation To 5-Year Low
Seeking Alpha - 10/20/2014 6:20:52 AM
Inflation in the euro area is down to its lowest number in five years. The annual rate of consumer price ... growing signs of falling prices in the periphery, and inflation also remains worryingly weak in the core countries. Inflation in September was ...
Show me the money : RBI is targeting inflation at the cost of growth
Economic Times - 10/21/2014 11:41:49 AM
But on August 5, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan surprised the country by announcing ... the back of declining world commodity prices. Crisil's core rate of inflation is therefore higher, but only by 0.2 per cent. So why has the consumer price inflation ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil's mid-October inflation remains above target ahead of election
Reuters - 10/21/2014 7:38:26 AM
Consumer prices rose 6.62 percent in the 12 months through mid-October, according to the IPCA-15 price index released on Tuesday by statistics agency IBGE. The inflation rate was slightly ... sensitive issue in a country traumatized by runaway prices ...
Inflation is down & crude prices have fallen sharply, but the economy is not out of woods. Why?
The Economic Times - 10/19/2014 10:03:58 AM
With both retail and wholesale prices dropping sharply in the recent months, anticipation is higher than ever of that long-awaited event — a cut in interest rates by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Consumer price inflation ... of the world are taken ...
Inflation fueled in October
The Rakyat Post - 10/20/2014 4:33:30 AM
Affin Hwang Capital said similarly, food prices, which account for about 30.3% of the total consumer price index ... However, moving into 2015, the country’s headline inflation rate is expected to increase further to a range of between 4-5%, due to ...
Singapore Sept core inflation rate seen unchanged vs August
Business Recorder - 10/20/2014 6:28:02 AM
SINGAPORE: Singapore's annual core consumer inflation probably ... Some economists said that a recent rise in prices of car permits, which drivers must bid for to own a vehicle, could give the headline inflation rate a slight lift in September.
Fading inflation good for consumers but hints at lurking threats
Market Watch - 10/20/2014 8:15:24 AM
Slower global growth has crimped demand for fuel even as a surge in domestic extraction puts the U.S. on the verge of overtaking Saudi Arabia as the world ... home prices added to the upward tilt. As a result, the 12-month rate of consumer inflation ...
Falling global crude prices bolster economic outlook
Reuters - 10/21/2014 3:38:02 PM
The oil rout has strengthened the outlook for the country's current account and fiscal balances, auguring well for the rupee at a time when speculation about U.S. interest rates ... if crude prices recover. Consumer and wholesale price inflation dropped ...
Canada’s inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in September
Hamilton Spectator - 10/17/2014 11:35:13 PM
OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate was 2.0 per cent in September, a slight dip from the pace set in the previous two months, Statistics Canada said Friday. The consumer price ... most notably the slump in world oil prices, the Bank of Canada is ...
RBI, Rajan on right track: Kill inflation monster first
Firstpost - 10/18/2014 11:34:02 PM
Repo rate is the interest ... in parts of the country have damaged crops, and this is likely to push up prices again. The RBI also thinks that the fall in food prices may be temporary. “Retail inflation measured by the consumer price index (CPI ...
Inflation slips slightly in September
Leader Post - 10/18/2014 2:19:52 AM
The inflation rate had been up 2.1 per cent in the months of August and in July, according to the federal agency’s consumer price index ... most notably the slump in world oil prices, the Bank of Canada is likely to remain very much neutral with regard ...
Affin Research Expects Inflation Rate To Increase 3.3 Per Cent In October
Bernama - 10/20/2014 3:57:43 AM
Affin Hwang Capital said similarly, food prices, which account for about 30.3 per cent of the total consumer price index ... However, moving into 2015, the country's headline inflation rate is expected to increase further to a range of between 4.0-5.0 ...
Philippine inflation hits peak of 4.9 percent
MENAFN - 10/18/2014 6:59:02 AM
(MENAFN) According to the Filipino central bank, the ... In September, inflation eased to 4.4 percent due to lower increases of food prices and housing and utility rates, while in August and July it hit 4.9 percent when consumer prices soared to a 33 ...
Rates biggest contributor to inflation
Otago Daily Times - 10/20/2014 4:07:51 PM
The annual increase in local authority rates is ... as new dwelling prices and rents, were expected to continue their steady climb although there was no real sign rent inflation has accelerated. Statistics New Zealand releases its consumer price index ...
No BSP action on interest rates seen this week
Inquirer - 10/20/2014 4:36:29 PM
Interest rates will likely be kept steady this week as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) uses the leeway given by stabilizing consumer prices to further cement the country’s real ... since April of this year as inflation crept up from last year ...