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
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
Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations Rise in June: Melbourne Institute
economiccalendar.com - 6/16/2016 2:01:30 AM
Economists say a further reduction to the lending rate is possible, given Australia’s declining outlook on inflation. Weak inflation is a unique problem for Australia, a country that has enjoyed high and stable consumer price growth for several decades.
Fight against inflation suffers setbacks
Ghana Web - 6/22/2016 11:05:34 AM
The country’s expected return to price stability suffered another setback after last week’s publication of the May consumer ... Graphic Business. Inflation was over 19 per cent in March despite the Bank of Ghana setting interest rates at 26 per cent.
Why Citi Says Lower Gas Prices Aren't Helping the World (C)
Investopedia - 6/27/2016 5:40:30 PM
Such a precipitous drop in prices has occurred largely because of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and U.S. price war. Producing approximately 40% of global ... rate (PSR). The PSR, which has an indirect correlation with consumer ...
Nigeria: Inflation Rate Rose to 15.6% in May - NBS
AllAfrica - 6/15/2016 3:10:06 PM
Inflation rate has jumped to15.6 per cent in May over high electricity rates and energy prices. The Consumer Price Index (CPI ... by the NBS on average price of petrol sold in the country revealed that Nigerians bought the product at N150.28 per ...
Retail inflation rises again on spiralling food prices
SME Times - 6/14/2016 4:27:02 AM
Country's retail inflation rose for the second straight month in May to 5.76 per cent from 5.47 per cent in the month before due to a sharp spike in food prices, according to official data on the Consumer Price ... relatively lower rate of 2.64 per cent.
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 ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...
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.
Mexico central bank seen hiking rates after peso slumps on Brexit
investing.com - 6/27/2016 6:44:56 PM
Economists think policymakers could hike interest rates to prevent peso losses from hurting the outlook for inflation even though the annual pace of consumer price gains is running ... it was more likely for the country's currency commission to intervene ...
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 1:08:46 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...
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 ...
Inflation Slows Across Most Developed Countries
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/4/2013 11:23:55 AM
The annual rate of inflation ... showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, having risen by 1.6% in the 12 months to March. That was the lowest rate recorded since October 2009, when the global economy was ...
Inflation rate rose 1.5% in May, Statistics Canada reports
Global News - 6/17/2016 9:24:08 AM
OTTAWA – Canada’s inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in May as a drop in fuel prices from a year earlier provided an offset to increases in other consumer goods, Statistics Canada said Friday. The federal agency’s May inflation reading followed a 1.7 ...
Public utility rates jump amid low inflation
m.koreaherald.com - 6/20/2016 10:10:41 AM
South Korea's public utility rates rose at a much faster face than their overall consumer inflation in May due mainly to ... The surge in public utility rates comes as the country's overall consumer prices remain subdued. In May, the consumer price index ...
Inflation Continues to Slow in OECD Countries
Seeking Alpha - 2/3/2009 2:45:04 PM
Further evidence of the slowing in global inflation rates comes from the OECD, which reports that consumer prices in the OECD countries in December were up only 1.5% from a year earlier, compared with a 2.2% annual increase in the year to November.