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
Rajan Winning At Fighting India's Inflation
Forbes - 11/24/2014 7:26:44 AM
Annualized Consumer Price Index (CPI ... prompting some to believe that a rate cut in India’s key lending rate is imminent). The decline in India’s high inflation rate comes after Rajan took office as the country’s central banker more than a year ...
Falling inflation a worry for Europe but also the world
Yahoo Finance - 11/23/2014 9:36:47 AM
A spectacular drop in crude oil prices over the past month will be the centre of discussion when ministers from the world's top ... of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decides. The latest Reuters poll suggests euro zone inflation relapsed to 0.3 ...
Why Countries Wage Currency Wars
bloombergview.com - 11/23/2014 5:57:51 PM
The euro's earlier strength drove down import prices, forcing domestic producers who compete with imports to slash their prices. As a result, consumer price inflation moved ... has the lowest fertility rate among G-7 countries and no legal immigration ...
BSP: Inflation to ease further in Nov
BusinessMirror. - 11/24/2014 1:03:11 PM
The early indicators of softer inflation include the tamer price of the heavily weighted rice products, as well as the low oil prices during the month. “Well, given the indicators, we would expect that consumer ... the country’s inflation rate neared ...
Exclusive: China ready to cut rates again on fears of deflation - sources
Reuters - 11/23/2014 9:18:17 PM
Friday's surprise cut in rates, the first in more ... global financial crisis. Producer prices, charged at the factory gate, have been falling for almost three years, piling pressure on manufacturers, and consumer inflation is also weak.
Indonesia moves to contain risk of inflation after fuel price rise
Xinhua News Agency - 11/24/2014 8:52:38 AM
BOGOR, West Java, Indonesia, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Indonesian government took measures to control the hikes of goods' prices ... rate by 25 basis points to 7.75 percent to cope with the rising inflation. Indonesia is a net oil importer country and ...
China ready to cut rates again on fears of deflation
Economic Times - 11/24/2014 9:35:35 AM
BEIJING: China's leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again ... Producer prices, charged at the factory gate, have been falling for almost three years, piling pressure on manufacturers, and consumer inflation is also weak.
World Week Ahead: Gauging the Great Global Divergence
The Wall Street Journal - 11/24/2014 10:18:32 AM
(4 p.m., Tel Aviv) Bank of Israel interest rate announcement. Last month, Israel’s central bank sat on its hands, noting that prior cuts that brought its benchmark rate down to 0.25% are yet to stir inflation. At the same time, the central bank suggested ...
China may cut rates again on deflation fears
biznews.com - 11/23/2014 10:15:33 PM
For monetary policymakers, the only thing worse than rising prices is falling prices. While inflation is a perennial cause for concern among those responsible for deciding what interest rates should ... to stabilise the world’s second-largest economy.
China Could Cut Rates Another Time Say Sources
Zolmax News - 11/23/2014 5:07:45 PM
which is a rate that has not been since the onset of the financial crisis. Producer prices that are charged at the gate of the factory have been dropping for close to three years, adding pressure to manufacturers. Consumer inflation has also been very weak.
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
The Business Insider - 1/22/2014 2:55:33 PM
For some context here's a chart of current inflation rates around the world ... the prices of imported goods, both input raw materials and consumer goods, go up. Emerging markets’ current high inflation rates will likely limit emerging market countries ...
The price is a blight
The Economist online - 11/8/2013 1:15:23 AM
Asset prices have certainly soared. But consumer prices ... their income through inflation. If inflation in the countries with which the weak economies trade is high, they can improve their competitiveness simply by keeping their rate lower.
Kuwait- US dollar buoyed by positive data and increased concerns over global growth - report
MENAFN - 11/24/2014 6:43:47 AM
No change in the consumer ... rate of consumer price inflation accelerated to a seasonally adjusted 1.3 percent last month from 1.2 percent in September, it noted. Retail sales in the UK rose more than expected in October, fuelling optimism over the ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
There are similar declines in many European countries ... inflation rate to fall as low as it has. Inflation has also been falling in Europe, where the European Central Bank cut interest rates last week in response to a surprising estimate that consumer ...
Indonesia’s fuel price hike tests new president’s poverty pledge
themalaymailonline.com - 11/23/2014 1:40:09 PM
The country’s Gini coefficient, which measures income inequality, rose from 31 per cent in 2001 to 41 per cent in 2012, one of the fastest rates in Asia, the World Bank said ... will face even higher price rises. Inflation was 4.8 per cent year-on ...