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
REUTERS SUMMIT-Rates and reserve requirement to tame Uruguay's inflation
Reuters - 5/21/2013 11:43:31 PM
Consumer prices in ... interest rate by 25 basis points to 9.25 percent in December and then held it there in March, when it raised marginal reserve requirements on local and foreign currency deposits. Banks in the country have to abide by ...
Analysts predict inflation’ll remain below 9% in 2013
Punch - 5/22/2013 2:35:19 AM
Analysts at FSDH Merchant Bank Limited, in a report made available to our correspondent on Tuesday, said, “Our revised average inflation rate forecast for 2013 is 8.4 per cent ... the rise in inflation to “higher price levels of food products due ...
2 Measures Of Inflation: New Update
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2013 5:05:38 AM
Finally, policymakers examine a variety of "core" inflation measures to help identify inflation trends. The most common type of core inflation measures excludes items that tend to go up and down in price dramatically or often, like food and energy items.
The U.K.’s Good Inflation/Bad Inflation Story
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2013 1:35:03 PM
U.K. house prices up, consumer price inflation down. What could be better? After all, the former is good inflation and the latter’s bad inflation. Right? Well, not really. Or at least, not in the U.K. right now. It merely sets up some ...
Economics for Everyone – Inflation: Impact on the Nation
India Infoline Ltd - 5/24/2013 2:11:28 AM
The RBI Governor recently admitted that inflation in India's food prices ... a particular week of day in one year as compared to its level in the same week or day the previous year. The other is what is called the annual average WPI rate, which is a ...
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy. The consumer price index rose ...
Vietnamese inflation lowest in eight months
Business Recorder - 5/24/2013 4:48:57 AM
HANOI: Vietnamese inflation slowed to its weakest pace in eight months in May, official data showed Friday, in the latest sign that the communist-run economy is cooling. Consumer prices rose ... in a report to the country's National Assembly.
Canadian inflation rate falls to 0.4 per cent as gas prices tumble in April
Edmonton Journal - 5/17/2013 12:28:13 PM
OTTAWA - Canadian consumer prices rose at the slowest rate since October 2009 last month, as the annual inflation rate dipped six-tenths ... Target’s first quarter in Canada, as one of the country’s strongest retailers posted falling same-store sales ...
Ghana producer price inflation falls to 10.2 pct in April
Yahoo! News - 5/22/2013 11:10:42 AM
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's annual producer price inflation fell to 10.2 percent year-on-year in April from a revised 10.6 percent in March, the West African country's national statistics office said on Wednesday. "From the producer's perspective, prices ...
Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 9:47:45 PM
Prices ... inflation in the last few years makes us question if it is too low to begin with. If they had anchored expectations at 2.5 or 3 percent, they would have had more room to adjust short-term rates to help the economy before entering the ...
Central Bank Easing No Longer Causes Inflation...Or Does It?
Seeking Alpha - 5/24/2013 1:31:30 PM
Everywhere you turn these days, you hear about the wonderful miracle of the world's central banks creating trillions of dollars in new liquidity with no inflationary consequences. It's modern alchemy, in reverse: gold turning to lead. Last Wednesday and ...
IMF Urges Serbia to Hold Interest Rates Until Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 5/22/2013 8:07:35 PM
Policy makers may relax monetary policy once “there are no adverse shifts in capital flows and monthly inflation subsides as expected,” the IMF said in a statement at the conclusion of a routine mission in the country. Prices rose 11.4 ...
Falling World Inflation No Cause for Celebration
Wall Street Journal - 5/15/2013 3:58:11 PM
Even Hungary, which seems to live permanently on the verge of a currency crisis, registered a mere 1.7% annual gain in its April consumer price index ... by falling inflation, central banks around the world are now cutting rates or buying ...
End of HST in B.C. drives drop in inflation
The Vancouver Sun - 5/17/2013 8:27:49 PM
B.C. showed the sharpest price drop in inflation across ... listed as 14.05 with the entire country being 100. The loonie fell more than a penny against the U.S. dollar as markets read the soft report as making interest rate hikes in Canada less likely ...
Saudi inflation up in April on high food prices
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 12:25:51 PM
This project will be Africa's largest wind farm by 2014. The country plans to ... (MENAFN) The Saudi Central Department for Statistic and Information (CDSI) announced the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation report for April, reported Arab News.