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
World Bank sees gradual increase in inflation rate
Business Recorder - 4/29/2016 9:13:39 PM
The World Bank (WB) is expecting gradual increase in inflation rate for ... domestic energy prices increases, and aggregate demand grows. Releasing its twice-a-year Pakistan Development Update, the World Bank noted that much of the country''''s economic ...
Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation
FOX News - 4/30/2016 4:15:59 AM
Thousands of state employees have been fired since Macri came to power in December promising to cut bloated spending, curb government deficits and tame one of the world's highest inflation rates ... afloat despite low oil prices. About 40,000 workers ...
Draghi Challenge Highlighted as Inflation Rate Back Below Zero
Bloomberg - 4/30/2016 2:50:05 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Mario Draghi’s policy challenge was highlighted once again on Friday, with the fastest economic growth in a year overshadowed by a renewed drop in consumer prices. The euro-area inflation rate fell ... than both countries in the January ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
US inflation retreats on soft consumer spending
Webindia 123 - 4/29/2016 3:08:34 PM
US inflation ... March as consumer spending remained tepid, making it less likely that the Federal Reserve will be able to hike interest rates twice this year.The Commerce Department said on Friday the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index ...
Eurozone Economic Growth Rate Unexpectedly Doubles
newdelhitimes.com - 4/30/2016 6:24:50 AM
Since then, the eurozone has had a torrid time, falling in and out of recession as the global ... inflation. Eurostat said in a separate report that consumer prices in the year to April fell by 0.2 percent. That’s down from the previous month’s annual ...
Eurozone growth rate unexpectedly doubles to 0
You Don't Know Football - 4/30/2016 1:31:20 AM
As well as inflation and unemployment ... reported that the unemployment rate across the region fell to 10.2% in March from the previous month's 10.4%, bringing it to its lowest since August 2011. Meanwhile, consumer prices fell 0.2 per cent year-on ...
US growth worries cloud global stock markets
Times of India - 4/30/2016 4:15:59 AM
Coming on the heels of Thursday's disappointing US GDP report, the concerns about the ... Archer As for inflation, he added, "It will clearly be a very long, hard slog to get eurozone consumer price inflation back up to the ECB's target rate" of around ...
Fed frets less over world economy; June rate hike odds rise
NYSE Post - 4/29/2016 2:18:28 PM
Fed will to closely monitor inflation indicators and global economic and financial ... Most traders kept their bets that the first rate hike of 2016 would come in September. Alongside the BoJ's policy announcement was consumer price index data which ...
Pick-up in WPI inflation likely in FY’17: BofA-ML
Financial Express - 4/29/2016 1:06:53 PM
According to the global financial services major, the divergence between Consumer Price Index and Wholesale Price Index based inflation is likely to end ... it said adding the scope for further RBI rate cuts will be limited. In the first bi-monthly ...
German inflation turns negative in April, weaker than expected
Euronews - 4/29/2016 6:07:32 PM
The euro zone has struggled with little or no inflation for the ... with the jobless rate remaining at its lowest in more than 25 years. German consumer prices, harmonised to compare with other European countries (HICP), fell by 0.3 percent on the year ...
South Africa's CPI Reveals How Volatile Inflation Hurts the Poorest
AllAfrica - 4/29/2016 10:43:43 AM
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is sometimes incorrectly cited to illustrate how official statistics fail to capture the experience of the poor. South Africa's national inflation rate, in line with most equivalent measures around the world, is based on the ...
GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD - U.S. jobs may offer solace after stalled growth | Reuters
Firstpost - 4/30/2016 12:12:36 AM
although it is widely expected to keep its cash rate at a record low of 2.0 percent, some economist expect a cut. Consumer prices fell unexpectedly last quarter and key measures of core inflation slowed to a record low and well below the Reserve Bank's 2-3 ...
US consumer spending inches up in March
Connecticut Post - 4/29/2016 2:25:37 PM
These small gains suggest that at the moment, it's unlikely that labor costs are about to trigger higher inflation. A consumer price ... raise the rate again. Since it boosted the rate by a quarter-point in December, weakness in the U.S. and global ...
Stock markets retreat on global growth worries
Gulf News - 4/29/2016 3:22:53 PM
LONDON: European and Asian stock markets slid Friday on reinforced concerns about the global ... consumer inflation slid to 0.8 per cent in March. It also comes in a week during which the Bank of Japan decided against boosting stimulus to support its ...