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
Egypt annual urban consumer price inflation highest in years
The Miami Herald - 1/10/2017 7:06:01 AM
Egypt on Tuesday reported a dramatic jump in the country's annual urban consumer price inflation, a stark reflection of the ... cigarette prices jumped 25.6 percent and hotel rates increased nearly 28.3 percent, the agency said. Egypt floated the pound ...
Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news
The Economist online - 1/13/2017 4:17:49 AM
So rich countries are importing a bit more globally made inflation. How big an impact that has depends on the exchange rate. And in much of the rich world, currency markets ... has not fed through to higher consumer-price inflation, notes Ralf Preusser ...
Inflation, not Trump or Brexit biggest headache for Russian central bank
RT - 1/16/2017 10:05:01 AM
As of November, Russian inflation stood at 5.6 percent. If “a sustainable decline in consumer price ... interest rate stands at 10 percent, a significant slide from 17 percent during the peak of the economic crisis, but far above Western countries.
New Era - 1/16/2017 9:36:23 AM
The Namibia Consumer Price Index (NCPI) calculates the inflation of the country. Inflation is basically the illustration ... So, as per the statistics released last week Thursday, the annual inflation rate for December 2016 increased by 3.6 percentage ...
3 reasons global inflation worries are premature
Market Watch - 1/12/2017 1:27:12 AM
Consumer price inflation is set to rise in most advanced economies, with the U.S. rate likely to reach around 3% by the middle ... due to the slump in sterling that followed the country’s June vote to exit from the European Union. But “in many ...
Greek consumer prices rise in December, led by alcohol, transport costs
Reuters - 1/11/2017 5:10:17 AM
ATHENS, Jan 11 Greece's annual EU-harmonised inflation rate turned positive ... highest level in November 2013, when consumer prices registered a 2.9 percent year-on-year decline. By contrast, inflation in the 19 countries sharing the euro grew faster ...
Inflation climbs 11-year high as food prices skyrocket
nigerianeye.com - 1/14/2017 12:01:55 PM
Increase in the prices of food items has maintained Nigeria’s Consumer ... 2016 year-end inflation at 12 percent. The IMF on Thursday said inflation in Nigeria was mainly driven by challenges surrounding the country’s exchange rate regime.
China Focus: China producer prices pick up, consumer inflation remains mild
Xinhua News Agency - 1/10/2017 2:08:21 PM
The growth rate ... of inflation, increased 2.1 percent from a year ago, slightly down from November's 2.3-percent rise. For the whole of 2016, the CPI rose 2 percent, well below the government's 3-percent annual target. The country's consumer price ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
Brazil inflation at its lowest in years ends 2016 within the official target range
customstoday.com.pk - 1/12/2017 1:51:40 PM
BRASÍLIA: Brazil’s inflation finished 2016 within the official target range, government data showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices rose 6.29% ... as interest rates remain among the highest for major world economies. Part of the reason for the inflation ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
EXCLUSIVE-China to target around 6.5 pct growth in 2017 -sources
NASDAQ - 1/16/2017 7:13:13 AM
The world's second ... the country's parliament, in early March. The sources said government was set to maintain a 3 percent inflation target this year, suggesting policymakers are less worried about a sharp surge in consumer prices, despite surging ...
Nigeria: FSDH forecasts marginal drop in Dec inflation to 18.44%
World Stage - 1/12/2017 12:25:46 PM
WorldStage Newsonline-- Ahead of the expected to release the inflation ... Consumer Price Index (CCPI) to 213.35 points, representing a month-on-month increase of 0.96%. We estimate that the increase in the CCPI in December will produce an inflation rate ...
Venezuela minimum wage to rise by 50% 'to combat inflation'
BBC - 1/9/2017 3:46:46 AM
Venezuela's inflation rate, the highest in the world, has gutted the value of the bolivar. The country has been hit by low oil prices, its key export. It has also faced severe shortages of food, medicine and basic goods. Opponents say the president's ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
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.