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, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Food prices drive consumer inflation to 11.24% in November
Economic Times - 12/12/2013 11:55:06 AM
Inflation as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for October was revised upwards to 10.17 per cent from the preliminary estimate of 10.09 per cent. Vegetable prices rose 61.6 per cent in November from a year earlier, compared with a 45.67 ...
Indian Inflation Rates Likely Still High
Wall Street Journal - 12/13/2013 3:32:50 AM
India’s inflation rate likely remained stuck at unacceptably high levels in November as rising fuel costs and a weak rupee offset cooling food prices, economists said. India’s wholesale price index rose 7% last month compared to a year ...
As Inflation View Shifts, the Fed Might Floor It
The Wall Street Journal - 12/12/2013 7:33:14 PM
The Fed's critics, who in recent years have accused it of risking rapid inflation through unorthodox policies, have egg on their faces. In fact, the danger of disinflation—decelerating price gains—now looms. November's producer-price index ...
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/3/2013 1:38:50 PM
The annual rate of inflation across the world's largest economies fell for a third straight month in October, a development that suggests central banks may have to provide more stimulus, or at least not withdraw existing stimulus, to avert the ...
India’s inflation rate spikes to 11.24 per cent
Gulf News - 12/12/2013 2:18:16 PM
New Delhi: India’s battle with inflation and weak economic growth became more challenging on Thursday with a sharp spike in the cost of food driving the highest retail price rises on record and a worse-than-anticipated contraction in industrial production.
Consumer price inflation at a 9-month high of 11.24% in November
domain-b.com - 12/13/2013 11:10:58 AM
A spurt in retail prices of fruits and vegetables such as onions and tomatoes pushed the consumer price index in the country to a nine ... the Reserve Bank of India's inflation fears are real. Consumer price inflation rate for rural and urban areas for ...
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 ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. 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.
Argentine Inflation Jumped to 26.8%, Fastest Since 2011
Bloomberg - 12/12/2013 6:50:17 PM
Inflation in Argentina accelerated at the fastest pace in more than two years last month, according to private estimates, helping fuel deadly protests in Latin America’s second-biggest economy. Inflation quickened to 26.8 percent from a year ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 3:43:31 AM
Foreign debt gained 1.6 percent and overseas stocks added 7.1 percent. “They need to take on more risk to increase their returns,” said Masaru Hamasaki, a senior strategist at Tokyo-based Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co., which oversees ...
Indian policymakers vow to tackle inflation after poll drubbing
Reuters - 12/11/2013 9:33:07 AM
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram also reiterated his pledge for fiscal discipline as investors worry the Congress-led minority coalition will boost spending to improve its standing ahead of general elections due early next year. Data on Thursday ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/5/2013 11:59:47 PM
While inflation ... rates measured by year-over-year increases in consumer prices. We reviewed figures on output, unemployment, trade, budgets and interest rates, also from the Economist. Population data are from the CIA’s World Factbook.
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
There are similar declines in many European countries ... rate to fall as low as it has. Inflation has also been falling in Europe, where the European Central Bank cut interest rates last week in response to a surprising estimate that consumer ...
The price is a blight
The Economist - 11/9/2013 10:35:32 PM
Asset prices have certainly soared. But consumer prices ... their income through inflation. If inflation in the countries with which the weak economies trade is high, they can improve their competitiveness simply by keeping their rate lower.