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
Consumer prices edge up in April
The Phuket News - 5/5/2016 7:44:48 AM
The Commerce Ministry said Monday consumer ... sign of the country’s economic recovery. But he said it would be wise to watch rates closely in the next two to three months. “Inflation’s rise is largely because of higher food prices in light of ...
Biggest red meat price hike looms in South Africa
Ghana Web - 5/5/2016 7:59:07 AM
We can expect further increases as the country ... interest rates, amidst a weak economy, would dampen consumer spending. He said price increases for red meat could range from 9 percent to 15 percent for the last quarter of the year. “Inflation will ...
Here’s why inflation might be this market’s bogeyman
Market Watch - 5/5/2016 8:49:14 AM
That was down from 1% in the prior month and below the Fed’s 2% target, which the central bank wants to see before it raises interest rates again. And the consumer price index ... parts of the world, while they offer the added perk of inflation ...
China aims to keep down the price of pork by stockpiling
Durango Herald - 5/5/2016 7:30:29 AM
Chinese citizens consume more than twice as much pork as the global average ... factor in pushing the country's inflation rate to its highest levels in over a decade (some have even dubbed China's Consumer Price Index the "China Pork Index" because ...
Consumer Confidence Tanking in Russia and Other CIS Countries, Surveys Indicate
The Huffington Post - 5/5/2016 1:11:06 AM
Consumer confidence that is dropping, flat or barely increasing is also the norm in other ex-Soviet countries ... she noted. Inflation has played a key role in the decline in Russians' purchasing power.Last year saw double-digit price increases.
Global consumer lending: size, segmentation and forecast for the worldwide market
CPI Financial - 5/4/2016 5:44:18 AM
Moreover, in 2015, the worldwide market value broke down between $32.9 trillion (77.9 per cent of the total) in residential mortgage balances (the largest single segment of the global ... inflation rates. “Worldwide, we expect non-mortgage consumer ...
Inflation Projected to Rise Further to 13.2%
This Day Live - 5/5/2016 1:11:06 AM
“The lingering fuel scarcity was debilitating to economic activity and pressurised consumer ... price levels were Ghana and Angola. The underlying reason for the increase in inflation those countries was weakened currency. Ghana’s inflation rate ...
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
April inflation remains tame at 1.1%
Manila Bulletin - 5/5/2016 1:21:14 PM
The country’s inflation rate remained ... policy,” he added. The tame consumer price index movement for the month provides the BSP a wide scope to maintain policy stance as it transitions to an interest rate corridor policy framework over the coming ...
European Union sees weaker eurozone growth, inflation subdued
Tri-County Sun Times - 5/4/2016 11:27:54 AM
After consumer prices ... low interest rates. "We have much more to do to tackle inequality", said Pierre Moscovici, EU commissioner for economic and financial affairs, taxation and customs. The gross domestic product (GDP) of the 19-country currency ...
A possible cure for Japan’s low inflation
The Economic Times - 5/3/2016 11:24:54 PM
Japan’s central bank has long been battling an ailment that now afflicts much of the developed world ... an inflation target of 2% in March 2013. Since then, it has made some progress: The consumer price index has risen at an average annual rate of ...
EU Forecasts Only Modest Growth Amid Global Uncertainty
Fayette Advocate - 5/4/2016 10:59:16 AM
Despite the European Central Bank's unprecedented stimulus package - which includes a massive bond-buying program and record-low deposit rates - consumer prices in the region have stayed way below the central bank's 2 percent target. Inflation should rise ...
Oil prices rise on Fed statement
Pop & Herald - 5/5/2016 12:06:40 AM
The FOMC said while the domestic market has improved further despite a recent economic slowdown, global economic ... income has risen at a solid rate and consumer sentiment remains high". The Fed repeated that it expects inflation to move toward its ...
DBS tabs April inflation at 1.4%
Philstar - 5/4/2016 5:04:20 PM
MANILA, Philippines – Inflation ... due to stable food prices and cheaper utility rates. On the other hand, the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed down to 5.8 percent last year from 6.1 percent due to weak global demand and lack ...
Fed waiting for inflation to rise before lifting rates
Laurel Leader-Call - 5/3/2016 4:58:22 PM
Instead, the committee only said that it continues to "closely monitor inflation indicators and global ... oil prices". But neither did it say anything in its statement to prepare investors for such action. Investors now put the chances of a June rate ...