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
July inflation rate at 2.1 per cent: StatsCan
lakecountrycalendar.com - 8/22/2014 12:52:58 PM
OTTAWA - The rise of Canada's cost of living index was tempered in July, with the annual inflation rate coming in at 2.1 per cent. That was down from June when the Consumer Price Index rose by 2.4 per cent over 12 months, a two-year high, according to ...
Manitoba's inflation rate falls in June
brandonsun.com - 8/22/2014 6:22:15 PM
Inflationary pressures continued to ease last month in Manitoba, with the province’s annual inflation rate falling to 1.5 per cent from 1.9 per cent in June. That’s one of the lowest provincial inflation rates in the country, second only to B.C.’s 1 ...
Calgary and Alberta outstrip Canadian growth in inflation
Calgary Herald - 8/22/2014 12:52:58 PM
CALGARY - Both the Calgary region and Alberta outstripped the annual rate of inflation in July experienced across the country. Statistics Canada reported Friday that the Consumer Price Index rose by 2.9 per cent in the Calgary census metropolitan area and ...
Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) to British Pound (GBP) Exchange Rate Holds Firm on CPI Data
FCF - 8/21/2014 3:45:57 PM
The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) made gains against the British Pound (GBP) on Thursday after the UK currency was weakened by disappointing Retail Sales data and the Hong Kong currency was buoyed by positive Consumer Price Inflation data. According to Hong Kong ...
Indonesia’s Central Bank Sees Inflation Easing In August
Live Trading News - 8/23/2014 3:04:48 AM
Bank Indonesia, forecast the country’s consumer price ... inflation outlook, estimating 4.5 to 5.5% by year-end, Agus Martowardojo, governor of the bank, has said. The low inflation in August may allow the central bank to keep its benchmark interest ...
Inflation Slows in July
CFJC TV Kamloops - 8/22/2014 5:24:59 PM
Canada's annual inflation rate ... Canada says prices were still up across the spectrum, led by the cost of food and shelter. StatsCan says all 12 parts of the Consumer Price Index were up slightly. Additionally, prices were up across the country, with ...
British Columbians are spending more on retail goods while inflation remains low
Business in Vancouver - 8/22/2014 9:11:04 AM
In the 12 months to July, inflation grew by 1.4% in B.C., which was the lowest growth rate in the country, followed by Manitoba with 1.5%. Canada-wide, the consumer price index grew ... Avery Shenfeld with CIBC World Market Economics, said, “The ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
Ghana’s inflation, exchange rate data not credible - Bawumia
Ghana Web - 8/21/2014 1:37:06 PM
According to the economist-turned politician, the recent data on inflation released by the Ghana Statistical Service as well as exchange rate data reported by the Bank of Ghana raise serious concerns. In a statement, Bawumia said the country must yearn to ...
Indonesian central bank sees inflation easing in Aug.
Xinhua News Agency - 8/22/2014 10:01:10 AM
JAKARTA, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's central bank, Bank Indonesia, forecast the country's consumer price index in ... The low inflation in August may allow the central bank to keep its benchmark interest rate steady at 7.5 percent at its upcoming ...
Inflation, Interest Rates, And Why You Should Own Gold
Seeking Alpha - 8/22/2014 10:36:58 AM
The Long, Long Road to 2% Think about America today - a country already gasping under the weight of too much debt. And then think about an America where debt-service payments have doubled. That world ... inflation will equal or outpace the interest rates ...
Poloz unlikely to raise interest rates yet, despite rising inflation
Globe and Mail - 8/23/2014 2:14:42 AM
At the time, policy makers were apprehensive about the United States, concluding that the world’s ... StatsCan said the Consumer Price Index was 2.1 per cent higher in July than a month earlier, slower than June’s annual inflation rate of 2.3 per ...
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
World food inflation slows as farm prices set to stabilise - OECD/FAO
Reuters - 7/11/2014 9:25:05 AM
"At the start of the (2014-2023) outlook period, food price inflation at the consumer level appears lower ... as wealthier people in emerging countries eat more protein, but the growth rate will be slower than in the previous 10 years, the agencies said.