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
Inflation slows down to 1.7%, lowest since 2003
The Express Tribune - 9/3/2015 12:46:41 AM
Inflation measured by the Consumer Price ... Owing to the plunge in global commodity prices, rigidity in the exchange rate and heavy domestic taxation, the country’s exports have been consistency falling for the last many months. According to one school ...
Inflation, the Fed, and the Big Picture
PROJECT SYNDICATE - 9/3/2015 5:14:32 PM
The share of countries recording outright deflation in consumer prices (the green line ... even eight years after the onset of the global financial crisis. For this group, the median inflation rate is 0.2% – the lowest since 1933. The only advanced ...
World's major central banks are struggling to reach 2 pct. inflation target
Fox Business - 9/3/2015 6:40:26 PM
WASHINGTON – Is 2 percent inflation too ... They argue that a rate increase that takes effect before clear evidence of rising prices could choke off consumer and business spending and potentially income growth. "When the world economy is fragile, you ...
As global uncertainty grows, ECB chief Draghi says more stimulus possible for eurozone
US News and World Report - 9/3/2015 5:43:10 PM
Market volatility, concern over a looming U.S. interest rate increase and a drop in oil prices have spawned uncertainty over the global economy ... The stimulus is intended to help get consumer price inflation back toward the ECB's target of just below ...
Inflation slows on tepid demand
The Daily Star - 9/3/2015 8:27:48 PM
lead economist of the World Bank in Dhaka. “This is good news because non-food inflation had risen in July before falling in August. “Weaker domestic demand following the Eid festival, stable international commodity prices and nominal exchange rate ...
Japan won't hit inflation goal even by early 2018: BoJ board member
The Hindu Business Line - 9/3/2015 8:03:21 AM
Japan is unlikely to see inflation hit the central bank's two percent target over the next 2-1/2 years, Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi said, warning that China's slowdown has become a huge risk to global ... cent price target. "Consumer inflation
BOJ’s Kiuchi warns Japan won’t hit inflation goal even by early 2018
Gulf News - 9/3/2015 11:30:56 AM
Aomori: Japan is unlikely to see inflation hit the central bank’s 2 per cent target over the next 2-1/2 years, Bank of Japan board member Takahide Kiuchi said, warning that China’s slowdown has become a huge risk to global growth. The former market ...
China, tumbling commodity prices threaten world economy: IMF
Economic Times - 9/3/2015 3:09:51 AM
WASHINGTON: China's slowdown, volatile financial markets and tumbling raw-materials prices have ... risk of raising rates prematurely _ and damaging the U.S. and global economies _ outweighed the risk of waiting too long and allowing inflation to creep ...
ECB to cut inflation forecast but keep powder dry
Win 98.5 - 9/3/2015 4:14:17 AM
The bank is expected to leave interest rates unchanged and ... program in March to boost consumer prices after a short bout of deflation. But nearly all key price drivers have been working against its efforts to bring inflation, now running at 0.2 percent ...
ECB sees weaker growth and inflation in eurozone, ready to act
Today - 9/3/2015 8:20:39 PM
“The information available indicates a continued, though somewhat weaker, economic recovery and a slower increase in inflation rates compared with earlier ... easing programme in March to boost consumer prices after a short bout of deflation.
Macro-Economic Analysis Report: Food Price Inflation On Local Ghanaian Markets Declines In August…
Modern Ghana - 9/3/2015 11:30:56 AM
Ghana’s inflation has been on an upward trajectory since June, 2014. And this persistent rises of food inflation prices have generally attributed to currency depreciation caused by global commodity ... most markets across the country.
Deflation or inflation? Arvind Subramanian is more right than Rajan on this
Firstpost - 9/3/2015 7:16:13 PM
The problem is that the consumer price index (CPI) is still showing 3.8 percent inflation ... the world environment is still trending weak. China, Europe and Japan are printing money to keep deflation away, and the US may still chicken out of a rate ...
India’s rate cut becoming a question of when, not if, for Rajan
Live Mint - 9/3/2015 3:45:39 AM
Data in the past few weeks show that India’s inflation and growth slowed more than estimated as stocks plunged over concerns that China’s slowdown will jeopardize global expansion. The case against a rate cut is largely tied to consumer-price inflation.
China poses threat to global growth, IMF warns
BBC - 9/3/2015 9:43:34 AM
China's slowdown appears to have bigger repercussions for other countries than had been expected, the IMF said. The troubles in China have sent the prices of commodities ... the impact on global growth if the US Federal Reserve raises rates later this ...
BOJ's Kiuchi warns Japan won't hit inflation goal for another 2-1/2 years
Reuters - 9/3/2015 3:31:20 AM
But Kiuchi, among those in the nine-member board wary of the rising costs of the BOJ's radical stimulus, stuck to his lone proposal to taper the bank's asset purchases and allow itself more time to hit its 2 percent price target. "Consumer inflation