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
Turkey’s inflation, unemployment likely to rise: report
worldbulletin.net - 11/26/2014 6:55:44 AM
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has said Turkey’s consumer price inflation and unemployment rates are likely to rise. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has upgraded Turkey’s consumer price inflation ...
Here’s the Short Worldwide History of Inflation and Deflation
The Wall Street Journal - 11/25/2014 2:20:44 PM
Consumer prices are heading lower across much of the world. And that’s been ... A number of arguments are made for why inflation was so rampant during the 1970s. There was the ending of the Bretton Woods fixed exchange rate regime at the start of that ...
Russian Inflation to Peak in January, Says Official
NASDAQ - 11/26/2014 10:51:58 AM
He said he expected no other factors to trigger a further rise in consumer prices. Mr. Oreshkin said the inflation rate may peak at double digits before starting to edge lower. The country's inflation rate is well above earlier government forecasts because ...
BSP to keep interest rates steady
Inquirer - 11/26/2014 4:42:43 PM
Interest rates may be kept at their current levels for now as signs point to more stable consumer prices over ... a week after inflation data for November is scheduled for release. Earlier this year, inflation rose as a result of the country’s thin ...
Dubai inflation highest in five years
MENAFN - 11/26/2014 8:14:29 AM
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) Dubai's inflation rate advanced to the highest level in more than five years, after prices in the housing index rose the most since at least January 2009. Consumer prices ... of six Arabian Gulf countries, Jordan and Morocco ...
U.S. consumer spending rebounds, income rises modestly
Reuters - 11/26/2014 8:35:57 AM
With income growth matching consumer spending, the saving rate was unchanged at 5.0 percent. The moderate pace of consumer spending, combined with weak gasoline prices, kept inflation under ... developments from around the world from Reuters expert tech ...
Indian Swaps at Lowest Since July 2013 as Oil Boosts Rate Bets
Bloomberg - 11/26/2014 8:21:38 AM
India’s one-year interest-rate ... Exporting Countries, responsible for 40 percent of the world’s output, meets in Vienna tomorrow and analysts are split over whether the group will cut production to lift prices or leave it unchanged. Consumer-price ...
Indonesian inflation expected to rise to 7.7-8.1 pct this year
Xinhua News Agency - 11/26/2014 9:33:13 AM
JAKARTA, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Indonesia's central bank governor Agus Martowardojo said here Wednesday that the country's consumer price ... Soon after the fuel price hikes, the central bank raised its lending facility rate by 50 basis points to 8 percent.
India’s options traders see rate cuts cementing world’s best rally
Live Mint & Wall Street Journal - 11/26/2014 6:34:16 AM
Mumbai: Indian options traders are betting an interest-rate cut as soon ... The 29% decline in Brent crude prices since 30 June has helped lower inflation in Asia’s third-largest economy, which imports 80% of its oil. Consumer-price growth slowed to ...
Consumer confidence improves in November: ANZ report
Economic Times - 11/25/2014 5:48:19 PM
MUMBAI: After being in the dumps, consumer confidence in the country ... "Only lower inflation will improve consumer confidence," she added. Apart from standard macro-economic developments, the Index also factors in currency, gold price, equity markets ...
World stocks mixed, U.S. undermined by weak consumer data
Small Business Yahoo - 11/25/2014 12:16:03 AM
"It was a nice U.S. opening to new highs and then you ended up with consumer ... to boost prices. Falling prices have helped energy-importing countries but are proving counterproductive to nations like Japan, which is seeking to boost inflation and bust ...
Consumer spending bounces back in October
Market Watch - 11/26/2014 8:50:16 AM
Consumer ... and prices are even lower in many parts of the country. Incomes have also risen steadily. Last month incomes rose 0.2%, marking a 10th straight gain. Falling gasoline prices, meanwhile, have also nudged inflation lower and that’s effectively ...
U.S. consumer sentiment climbs in November
Win 98.5 - 11/26/2014 9:54:42 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. consumer sentiment rose in November to its highest level in more than seven years on improvements in the current economic condition, including lower gas prices and improving ... the lowest year-ahead inflation rate expected ...
The time has come to cut interest rates
The Hindu Business Line - 11/25/2014 4:15:16 PM
There is hope that the central bank’s target for January 2015 and 2016 of consumer inflation being 8 per cent and 6 per cent, respectively, may be realised. Inflation, based on the Consumer Price ... pushed the country’s economic growth rate to a ...
The Three Countries With The Highest Inflation
Forbes - 5/9/2014 7:43:49 PM
Elevated inflation can be harmful to a country’s economy. Moreover, as prices rise, if wages don’t keep ... In this article, we’ll discuss the three countries with the world’s highest inflation rate. We’ll also include a brief, but important ...