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
Brazil's Inflation Rate Grew More Than Expected
NASDAQ - 2/5/2016 7:08:22 AM
SÃ O PAULO—Brazil's consumer-price index increased ... With continued pressure from inflation, the central bank is currently keeping its benchmark Selic interest rate at an elevated level of 14.25% a year, despite the country's deep economic recession.
Inflation up, exports down
Today's Zaman - 2/5/2016 2:25:02 PM
The Consumer Price Index ... January and yearly inflation reached 9.6 percent, ranking Turkey among the top high-inflation countries. As for exports, they declined by 14.4 percent compared to January 2015. The yearly CPI increase rate was 7.2 percent ...
The world's most miserable economies
Yahoo News - 2/5/2016 12:48:59 AM
Thanks to off-the-charts inflation ... country the runaway top spot on the 2015 misery index. Also read: Top 10 worst economies in the world With no end in sight for Venezuela's economic woes — estimates in Bloomberg surveys predict consumer price ...
Stable food prices, cheaper oil, transport costs Inflation eases to 1.3% in Jan
Philstar - 2/6/2016 11:53:31 AM
The January inflation rate fell ... From a global perspective, Esguerra said the government must prepare for potential negative impacts on the economies of oil-producing countries, given the expectation of a prolonged period of low oil prices.
Fed Keeps Rates Steady But Expresses Caution About The Global Economy
Bills Insider - 2/6/2016 1:26:34 PM
The Stoxx Europe 600 was up 0.3% in early trade after the USA central bank kept a March interest-rate increase on the table but signaled concerns about global ... inflation below the Fed's 2 per cent target for longer, but a recent uptick in the consumer ...
Brazil inflation hits 12-year high
Economic Times - 2/5/2016 11:07:35 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's inflation rate rose to a 12-year high, officials said Friday, as the world's seventh-largest economy continued to struggle through a protracted recession. Driven by rising food prices ... strong growth the country posted in ...
China data may put cat among global central bank doves
Reuters - 2/5/2016 10:14:29 AM
China, a major commodities consumer ... in the world's second-largest economy, while U.S. retail sales figures will give clues on the state of consumer confidence there. Oil prices have tumbled 70 percent since mid-2014, driving down inflation and adding ...
Price controls fuel illegal trade in Venezuela
Al JAZEERA - 2/5/2016 8:37:15 PM
The Venezuelan trade ministry says it is being corrected in the latest attempt to bring down one of the highest inflation rates in the world. But price controls have only ... Unfortunately, the only loser is the consumer." Inside Story - Has the Bolivarian ...
Bank of England votes unanimously to hold rates
CNBC - 2/4/2016 12:38:50 PM
The MPC now expects the Consumer Price Index ... The market implied rate is now for the bank rate to reach 1.1 percent by the first quarter of 2019. "Low inflation, recent weakening of wage growth, growing concerns about the global economy and the Brexit ...
Japan 2015 inflation at 0.5 pct, unemployment to 3.4 pct
Inside Bay Area - 1/28/2016 4:18:54 AM
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's core inflation rate slipped to 0.5 percent in 2015, as low oil prices hindered efforts by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to spur growth by pushing prices higher. Data released Friday also showed that consumer ... in the world's third ...
Lower food, non-food prices pull down inflation in January 2016
news.pia.gov.ph - 2/6/2016 4:04:03 PM
Inflation ... From a global perspective, Esguerra said that given the expectation of a prolonged period of low oil prices, the government needs to prepare for potential negative impacts on the economies of oil-producing countries. “Such developments ...
China reserves data may put cat among global central bank doves
Channel News Asia - 2/5/2016 7:32:50 PM
LONDON: Global ... consumer confidence in the world's largest economy, as will U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's testimony to the House Financial Services Committee on Wednesday. Oil prices have tumbled 70 percent since mid-2014, driving down ...
Namibia Doing Better Than Most Countries - Kalili
AllAfrica - 2/4/2016 2:47:41 PM
Despite the fact that many analysts have predicted a gloomy year for economic growth coupled with rising inflation and interest rates ... than most countries, even when faced with drought, as growth at home slowed down to 4 percent in a global economy ...
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 2:06:02 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 ...
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.