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
Retail inflation hits 17-month high in January
youngherald.com - 2/13/2016 7:06:03 AM
Output at factories, utilities and mines shrank an annual 1.3 per cent rate in December, another release showed, steeper than 0.1 per cent fall forecast by economists surveyed by Reuters. Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
U.S. consumers flex muscle; import prices signal weak inflation
Reuters - 2/12/2016 9:23:14 AM
Other data on Friday showed import prices ... consumer spending are likely to be welcomed by Federal Reserve policymakers. But given the volatility in equities markets and weak U.S. inflation, the central bank could find it hard to raise interest rates ...
Modest oil price changes expected to push inflation upwards
GuernseyPress - 2/13/2016 12:28:10 PM
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation ... interest rates on hold at 0.5% at the beginning of this month. It revised down its forecast for UK GDP for the next three years, to 2.2% for 2016, 2.4% in 2017 and 2.5% in 2018. Global markets have ...
Experts react as retail inflation hits 17-month high in January
Yahoo News - 2/13/2016 4:14:15 AM
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's annual consumer ... Within food, prices of pulses continue to hold at elevated levels while prices of other protein items also went up. "The elevated inflation in key food items despite the decline in global food prices over ...
Rising Food Prices Drive Retail Inflation to 17-Month High
la-kabylie.com - 2/12/2016 5:15:41 PM
Retail inflation, as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), stood at 5.61 per cent in December ... The latest data could also widen the disconnect with the country's gross domestic product statistics which show robust expansion. Inflation is expected ...
Price war: Spar vs Pick n Pay vs Checkers – 2012 to 2016
businesstech.co.za - 2/12/2016 10:56:18 AM
Consumer ... inflation rates of the consumer price index (CPI). According to AgriSA, white maize prices have increased by 150% over the past 12 months, with yellow maize prices up by 80%. Industry analysts haveed predict that food prices in the country ...
IIP in Negative Territory, Inflation Hardens
The New Indian Express - 2/13/2016 1:51:05 AM
NEW DELHI: Already facing the heat with rising prices of essential commodities, the consumer price inflation edged up to a 17-month high of 5.69 per cent in January. Also, the country’s factory ... despite the decline in global food prices over the ...
Why oil price plunge is hurting
CNN - 2/12/2016 10:52:07 PM
(CNN)Tumbling crude oil prices are creating alarm as they press down on the ... oil importing countries. But for oil exporters, it is an unmitigated disaster. The poster child is Venezuela, which is currently suffering annual inflation rates predicted ...
Consumer Sentiment Fell in February to a 4-Month Low
News Max - 2/12/2016 10:06:11 AM
Consumer sentiment declined in February to a four-month low as declining stock prices and weaker global conditions weighed on Americans ... from 82.7. Americans expected the inflation rate over the next five to 10 years to be 2.4 percent, down from ...
Opinion: Why oil price plunge is hurting
KSPR abc33 - 2/12/2016 10:44:58 PM
Tumbling crude oil prices are creating alarm as they press down on the ... oil importing countries. But for oil exporters, it is an unmitigated disaster. The poster child is Venezuela, which is currently suffering annual inflation rates predicted to ...
India's retail inflation hits 17-month high, industrial output falls again
Investment Underground - 2/12/2016 2:52:31 PM
Consumer Price Index (CPI)-led inflation accelerated to 5.69% in January ... saying the move would jeopardise the country's economic stability at a time of global market turmoil.
Reminder to Jaitley ahead of budget: Dec factory output contracts; Jan inflation hits 17-month high
Firstpost - 2/13/2016 9:43:31 AM
The decline in factory output has been mainly on account of a drop in manufacturing and capital goods sector, while the upward movement in inflation has been attributed to a rise in food prices ... the country's economic stability at a time of global ...
Poll: Bank of Japan's negative interest rates unlikely to help meet 2 percent inflation goal
Economic Times - 2/12/2016 10:41:59 AM
The BOJ unexpectedly cut a benchmark interest rate below zero in January, stunning investors with another bold move to stimulate the economy as volatile global ... percent. Inflation, however, is expected to remain tepid. The core consumer price index ...
Inflation seen normalizing in June
Philstar - 2/12/2016 6:34:25 PM
MANILA, Philippines - The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) expects a more normal path of inflation starting June as the effect of El Niño weather disturbance and the possible upward adjustment in utility rates ... in oil prices in the world market ...
Desperately seeking signs of inflation
Win 98.5 - 2/12/2016 10:27:40 AM
are predicted to show exports slumped at a faster rate in January. "The trade figures out of China will probably be diced by markets for (their) impact on commodity prices and global growth," said Lolay. Inflation data for January due later in the week are ...