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
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
The consumer price index rose 0.4 percent in April from a year ago compared with a 1 percent annual gain the prior month, Statistics Canada said today from Ottawa. That’s the slowest since October 2009, when the country experienced a period of ...
Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 9:47:45 PM
But even excluding food and energy, U.S. CPI was up only 1.7 ... There’s some positive news in the low inflation numbers, particularly in the United States. The composition of the newest CPI report was quite hopeful: Falling gas prices ...
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 ...
The U.K.’s Good Inflation/Bad Inflation Story
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2013 2:18:00 PM
U.K. house prices up, consumer ... one of the biggest squeezes is happening through the cost of housing. The pace of house price rises has been increasing–to 2.7% on the year in March from 1.9% a month earlier. Much of this increase is driven ...
Manitoba, P.E.I. tied for highest inflation in April
Winnipeg Free Press - 5/18/2013 11:22:36 AM
That left it tied with Prince Edward Island for the highest annual rate in the country ... The Canadian Press Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition May 18, 2013 B11 Factual inaccuracy? Something missing? Help improve our journalism.
Canadian inflation rate falls to 0.4 per cent as gas prices tumble in April
Edmonton Journal - 5/17/2013 12:28:13 PM
On a month-to-month basis, gasoline, clothing, restaurant meals, furniture and mortgage interest costs were all lower last month than they were in March. The Bank of Canada's core inflation index, which excludes volatile items such as gasoline, just ...
Manitoba's inflation rate still high: report
Winnipeg Free Press - 5/17/2013 3:48:39 PM
Statistics Canada’s latest monthly consumer price index report, which was released today, pegs Manitoba’s annual inflation rate at 1.8 per cent in April. That left it tied with Prince Edward Island for the highest annual rate in the country.
Austrian Inflation Rate Falls to the Lowest Level Since November 2010
NASDAQ - 5/16/2013 8:47:30 AM
Austrian inflation eased sharply in April, with the rate falling to the lowest level in two and a half years, Austria's statistics office said Thursday. The country's consumer price index rose 1.9% on the year in April, well below the 2.3% rate ...
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 ... 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 ...
Canadian Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline (2)
Businessweek - 5/17/2013 6:04:39 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 ...
US consumer prices fall 0.4 pct. on cheaper gas
The Guardian - 5/16/2013 3:35:31 PM
AP Economics Writer= WASHINGTON (AP) — A plunge in the cost of gas drove down a measure of U.S. consumer ... inflation or even deflation might push the Fed to step up its low interest-rate policies to stimulate more borrowing and spending and push prices ...
Inflation Bonds: To Buy, or Not to Buy?
Wall Street Journal - 5/20/2013 4:39:22 AM
India is planning to launch a new bond that will protect individuals from high inflation ... India Real Time on Twitter India Real Time on Facebook Morgan Stanley Selling India Assets Twisters Blast Oklahoma Syrian Gains Renew Pressure on ...
Ahead of the Bell: US Consumer Price Index
Businessweek - 5/16/2013 10:06:14 AM
Economists forecast that the consumer price index declined a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent, according to a survey by FactSet. That would follow a 0.2 percent drop in March. The Labor Department will release the report at 8:30 a.m. EDT Thursday.
Despite Public Fears, European Inflation Remains Tame
Pew Research Center - 5/16/2013 3:49:50 PM
Nevertheless, majorities in six of the eight countries see rising prices as a very big problem. The Greeks were the most worried: 94% say inflation ... falling at an annual rate of 0.2%; in April, according to Eurostat, consumer prices fell ...
Indonesia inflation may accelerate to 7%
Economic Times - 5/21/2013 5:35:27 AM
India will mandate that all firms offering internet telephony, including Skype owned by software giant Microsoft, must set up a server in the country ... inflation rate accelerating to 7 per cent this year if the government raises fuel prices ...