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
IMF cuts global growth forecasts again, cites commodity and China worries | Reuters
Firstpost - 10/7/2015 2:58:10 AM
Nonetheless inflation remains well below target, and market-based expectations show it is expected to remain below the Fed's target for a considerable time. The U.S. core Consumer Price ... countries with fiscal space is also important, supporting global ...
UPDATE 1-Brazil annual inflation slightly loses steam in September
Reuters - 10/7/2015 1:13:47 PM
Consumer ... The inflation rate has remained around 12-year highs after President Dilma Rousseff's government hiked taxes and government-controlled prices such as gasoline and electricity rates to help plug a growing budget deficit. The country's inflation ...
Sudan inflation climbs to 13.1 pct year/year in September
Reuters - 10/7/2015 2:36:41 AM
The annual inflation rate reached 46.8 percent in July 2014 as the price of consumer goods and services surged, but it then came down as the impact of the 2013 fuel subsidy cuts eased. As an oil importer, Sudan has also benefited from the fall in global ...
IMF expects India to retain world's fastest growing economy tag
Economic Times - 10/7/2015 3:55:26 AM
A day earlier, an IMF blog post had been optimistic about the ... in inflation has created space for interest-rate reductions. It expects inflation to decline further in 2015 because of the drop in global oil and agricultural commodity prices.
Wealthy countries must bolster public spending to avoid global slump, says UN
The Guardian - 10/7/2015 9:17:33 AM
driven by weak consumer demand. With many emerging economies suffering crises, Unctad argues the prospects for global growth look grim unless rich countries can boost their growth rates, which could mean boosting public investment and tackling inequality ...
UK high street prices fall harder, food prices turn down again - BRC
Yahoo Finance - 10/6/2015 11:16:16 PM
LONDON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - - The fall in British shop prices picked up more speed in September, the British Retail Consortium said on Wednesday, underscoring the weak outlook for the country's zero inflation rate ... the consumer prices index, slipped ...
IMF cuts global growth forecasts again
Business Recorder - 10/6/2015 11:09:06 PM
Nonetheless inflation remains well below target, and market-based expectations show it is expected to remain below the Fed's target for a considerable time. The US core Consumer Price ... in countries with fiscal space is also important, supporting global ...
Employment and Inflation: A Broken Relationship
realmoney.thestreet.com - 10/7/2015 2:54:00 PM
Normalized employment growth can demonstrably increase in a declining consumer price inflation environment ... is higher short-term interest rates will lead to a flatter yield curve and, depending on what other countries do, quite possibly a stronger ...
Global Economies Face Headwinds
Automation World - 10/6/2015 7:55:50 PM
Certainly, the U.S. is not immune to soft global demand ... savings rate is a healthy 4.1 percent. Debt to equity for working Americans is the best it’s been in decades. The result is that consumer spending in retail (inflation-adjusted) is at a record ...
International Monetary Fund cuts global growth forecast
THE PREFACE - 10/7/2015 3:05:19 AM
The Fund, whose annual meeting starts in Peru this week, forecast that the world economy would grow at 3.1 per cent this year and by 3.6 per cent in 2016. "Despite considerable differences in country ... rates again, for the first time since 2006. "Metal ...
IMF slashes India, global 2015 GDP forecast by 0.2% each
Money Control - 10/6/2015 10:26:09 PM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed the global ... Reserve rate hike. The IMF economist also warned against risks emerging from a Chinese slowdown, sparked by its transition to a consumer economy, and said emerging countries exports could ...
IMF Cuts Growth Forecast for World Economy
Newsweek Pakistan - 10/7/2015 9:53:21 AM
Even though wealthy countries ... rate in 25 years—is taking a toll on other emerging economies that depended on the Asian giant’s ravenous appetite for their raw materials. Prices of oil, metals, minerals and other commodities have sunk as the world ...
Dubai real estate prices drop nearly 13% in 2015
Arabian Business - 10/7/2015 10:21:59 AM
Residential real estate prices ... and high consumer confidence. “Our latest market intelligence points to an even better 2015 than previously expected, which will serve the industry well as it gears up for more activity ahead of the country’s Expo2020.”
PERÚ: Venezuela worst in world as IMF forecasts economy to shrink 10%
Entorno Inteligente - 10/6/2015 8:53:06 PM
Venezuela will see its economy shrink more than any other country in the world ... rate remains at 6.3. The government has also maintained fixed prices for staple foods, even as supplies run out in many shops and prices for other goods soar. Inflation ...
August Trade Deficit and Home Prices
Philadelphia Daily News - 10/6/2015 8:02:59 PM
Otherwise, we saw declines in sales of food, consumer goods, vehicles and industrial supplies. Oil was down, but that was more a price issue than a demand ... Looking across the world, it is hard to find a country that bought more of our products.