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
Why is inflation still under wraps? A world tour
journalofcommerce.com - 5/23/2013 8:10:34 AM
As for food prices, in Canada they were +1.9% and in the U.S., +1.6%. An overall inflation figure of +2.0% or less is nothing to get excited about. It also poses a bit of a mystery for policy makers and analysts ... Aging baby boomers, seeing retirement ...
REUTERS SUMMIT-Rates and reserve requirement to tame Uruguay's inflation
Reuters - 5/21/2013 11:43:31 PM
Consumer prices in ... interest rate by 25 basis points to 9.25 percent in December and then held it there in March, when it raised marginal reserve requirements on local and foreign currency deposits. Banks in the country have to abide by ...
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy ... would slow to 0.6 percent ...
Vietnamese inflation lowest in eight months
Yahoo! - 5/24/2013 6:00:32 AM
Vietnamese inflation slowed to its weakest pace in eight months in May, official data showed on Friday, in the latest sign that the communist-run economy is cooling. Consumer prices rose 6.36 percent year-on-year in May, the Government Statistics Office ...
Canadian Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline (2)
Businessweek - 5/17/2013 6:04:39 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy. The consumer price index rose ...
Saudi inflation up in April on high food prices
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 12:25:51 PM
This project will be Africa's largest wind farm by 2014. The country plans to ... (MENAFN) The Saudi Central Department for Statistic and Information (CDSI) announced the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation report for April, reported Arab News.
2 Measures Of Inflation: New Update
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2013 5:05:38 AM
Note from dshort: I've updated the accompanying charts with the latest Consumer Price Index data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with ...
End of HST in B.C. drives drop in inflation
The Vancouver Sun - 5/17/2013 7:44:52 PM
B.C. showed the sharpest price drop in inflation across ... listed as 14.05 with the entire country being 100. The loonie fell more than a penny against the U.S. dollar as markets read the soft report as making interest rate hikes in Canada less likely ...
Analysts predict inflation’ll remain below 9% in 2013
Punch - 5/22/2013 2:35:19 AM
The reaction will be in the area of increase in yields while prices drop.” The rate of inflation in the country rose to 9.1 per cent in April from 8.6 per cent in March, according to the Consumer Price Index Report released by the National Bureau of ...
The U.K.’s Good Inflation/Bad Inflation Story
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2013 2:18:00 PM
The rate of consumer price rises ... happening in the euro zone. Inflation, particularly house price inflation, is most pronounced in and around London, while deflationary wage pressures are strongest in the country’s regions.
Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 9:47:45 PM
Prices ... inflation in the last few years makes us question if it is too low to begin with. If they had anchored expectations at 2.5 or 3 percent, they would have had more room to adjust short-term rates to help the economy before entering the ...
IMF Urges Serbia to Hold Interest Rates Until Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 5/22/2013 8:07:35 PM
Policy makers may relax monetary policy once “there are no adverse shifts in capital flows and monthly inflation subsides as expected,” the IMF said in a statement at the conclusion of a routine mission in the country. Prices rose 11.4 ...
Ghana producer price inflation falls to 10.2 pct in April
Yahoo! News - 5/22/2013 11:10:42 AM
representing a decrease by 0.4 percent points relative to the rate recorded in March," Nyarko told a news conference. Producer price inflation is an advance indicator of consumer price inflation, which the government wants in the single digits. In April ...
Economics for Everyone – Inflation: Impact on the Nation
India Infoline Ltd - 5/18/2013 4:16:06 PM
The RBI Governor recently admitted that inflation in India's food prices is much higher than the country's 'tolerance limit' necessitating a comprehensive review of the situation." We anticipated some inflationary pressures but it turned out to be more ...
Canadian inflation rate falls to 0.4 per cent as gas prices tumble in April
Edmonton Journal - 5/17/2013 12:28:13 PM
OTTAWA - Canadian consumer prices rose at the slowest rate since October 2009 last month, as the annual inflation rate dipped six-tenths ... Target’s first quarter in Canada, as one of the country’s strongest retailers posted falling same-store sales ...