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
Here are the nations where inflation hurts the most
Economic Times - 2/13/2016 10:43:47 PM
The International Monetary Fund recently projected Venezuela's consumer inflation ... in the world. There are news reports of people carrying wads of banknotes just to buy basic food in the black market. To make matters worse, oil prices, the country's ...
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 ...
Industrial output growth in negative territory for 2nd month, CPI inflation hardens
Comment - 2/12/2016 5:15:41 PM
Separate government data also released Friday showed the benchmark consumer inflation rate climbed for the sixth month in a row to 5.69% from a year earlier in January, up from 5.61% in December, driven by higher food prices ... in the country and calls ...
Inflation must come down to keep rupee competitive: Raghuram Rajan
India - 2/13/2016 11:05:15 PM
Kochi, Feb 14 : Concerned about India being a country of “high inflation”, RBI ... at the real effective exchange rate, it (rupee) is flat. In other words, we haven’t really depreciated in real terms against the global currencies.
U.S. consumers flex muscle; import prices signal weak inflation
Yahoo Finance - 2/12/2016 3:35:28 PM
U.S. stocks were trading higher after the data, while prices of U.S. government debt were lower. The dollar (.DXY) rose against a basket of currencies. Growth in consumer ... U.S. inflation, the central bank could find it hard to raise interest rates ...
Retail inflation at 17-month high of 5.69% in January
wap.business-standard.com - 2/13/2016 12:35:19 PM
Retail inflation in January inched up to a 17-month high of 5.69 per cent, led mainly by a sharp acceleration in food prices, suggesting any interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India might be considered only after April. Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
Next country with negative rates could be… Canada?
CNBC - 2/12/2016 3:28:18 PM
In the wake of recent rate cuts by the ... the next three months. The country has suffered deflation since 2014 and consumer prices fell by 0.1 percent on the previous month in December. "Given the large and long-lasting inflation undershoot, we expect ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
China, India, Japan, Korea & Southeast Asia: Matthews Asia Country Updates
Value Walk - 2/13/2016 2:26:52 AM
The real effective exchange rate ... by the global slowdown and a declining renminbi. Meanwhile, industrial production contracted 3.2% in December—the lowest level in four years. Inflation has also started inching up, with the consumer price index ...