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
Further Rise in Inflation Imminent as Economy Hurts
This Day Live - 5/1/2016 7:28:04 AM
Following the rise in the Consumer Price Index ... things at a higher rate; and so on gradual basis, inflation would be increasing.” He said:”I have mentioned before that for inflation to start dropping gradually, the country has to do everything ...
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
Draghi Challenge Highlighted as Inflation Rate Back Below Zero
Bloomberg - 5/1/2016 5:19:13 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Mario Draghi’s policy challenge was highlighted once again on Friday, with the fastest economic growth in a year overshadowed by a renewed drop in consumer prices. The euro-area inflation rate fell ... than both countries in the January ...
Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation
FOX News - 4/30/2016 4:15:59 AM
Thousands of state employees have been fired since Macri came to power in December promising to cut bloated spending, curb government deficits and tame one of the world's highest inflation rates ... afloat despite low oil prices. About 40,000 workers ...
Low energy prices keep inflation below target
newstalk770.com - 4/22/2016 7:31:35 AM
Alberta and BC were the only two provinces where inflation rates were up last month. Across the rest of country, the cost of living increase was down slightly from February at 1.3% as low energy prices continued to keep consumer price increases well ...
OPEC’s Control Over Global Oil Prices Slips Away – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 4/30/2016 4:51:46 AM
Across the world, higher oil prices caused a jump in inflation ... Japan and many countries in Western Europe. Even countries such as China and the United States, where oil consumption is still increasing, are posting lower growth rates, thanks to factors ...
US inflation retreats on soft consumer spending
Webindia 123 - 4/29/2016 6:07:32 PM
US inflation ... March as consumer spending remained tepid, making it less likely that the Federal Reserve will be able to hike interest rates twice this year.The Commerce Department said on Friday the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index ...
Global Inflation Accelerated in January, OECD Says
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2016 11:16:43 AM
Global inflation rates picked up for a fourth straight ... Even without a period of falling consumer prices, policy makers fear low inflation rates are hindering the economic recovery. When inflation is low, companies, households and even governments ...
US growth worries cloud global stock markets
Times of India - 4/30/2016 4:15:59 AM
Coming on the heels of Thursday's disappointing US GDP report, the concerns about the ... Archer As for inflation, he added, "It will clearly be a very long, hard slog to get eurozone consumer price inflation back up to the ECB's target rate" of around ...
Eurozone growth rate unexpectedly doubles to 0
You Don't Know Football - 4/30/2016 1:31:20 AM
As well as inflation and unemployment ... reported that the unemployment rate across the region fell to 10.2% in March from the previous month's 10.4%, bringing it to its lowest since August 2011. Meanwhile, consumer prices fell 0.2 per cent year-on ...
GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD-U.S. jobs may offer solace after stalled growth
CNBC - 5/1/2016 7:06:36 AM
although it is widely expected to keep its cash rate at a record low of 2.0 percent, some economist expect a cut. Consumer prices fell unexpectedly last quarter and key measures of core inflation slowed to a record low and well below the Reserve Bank's 2-3 ...
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.
Eurozone economic growth rate unexpectedly doubles
The Spectrum - 4/30/2016 12:19:46 AM
That's down from the previous month's annual rate of zero ... in a separate report that consumer prices in the year to April fell by 0.2 per cent. Though the growth and unemployment figures are on the right path, the lack of inflation remains a problem.
The Economist online - 1/15/2015 12:30:09 PM
After falling steadily for more than three years, the median rate of annual consumer-price inflation (CPI) in high-income countries was down to 0.8% in November 2014. In 16 out of 55 rich countries, inflation rates were below 1%. Twelve countries faced ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control ... in global commodity prices have added to the pressure. Pakistan's consumer price index ...