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
China inflation tame, room for policy easing
CNBC - 3/9/2014 5:11:17 AM
"Low inflation could be good news for markets as monetary tightening is definitely not justified," said Ting Lu, an economist at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch. "Low inflation gives the People's Bank of China more room to ease the liquidity situation and ...
Tepid Growth in China Consumer Prices Could Worry Investors
New York Times - 3/10/2014 3:08:24 AM
BEIJING — China’s consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February, as pork prices fell by the most in more than a year, data showed Sunday, a sign that slowing growth poses a bigger risk to the country’s economy than ...
China's inflation rate eases to 2 pct in February
Businessweek - 3/9/2014 3:09:35 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer ... that has led to price-cutting wars. No Faith. No Country. No Marriage.
China's inflation eases in February
NHK - 3/9/2014 11:05:01 PM
China's consumer price increase in February eased to 2 percent year-on-year, suggesting that growth is slowing in the world's second-largest economy. China's National Bureau of Statistics says the figure was down from January's 2.5 percent, and the lowest ...
Greek consumer prices fall 1.1 pct in Feb., deflation eases
Thomson Reuters - 3/10/2014 6:00:12 AM
ATHENS, March 10 (Reuters) - Greek consumer prices fell 1.1 in February, with the annual pace of deflation decelerating from the previous month, data by the country's statistics service showed on Monday. The figure came in below a forecast of -1 ...
HSBC lowers inflation forecast for Vietnam
Thanh Nien News - 3/10/2014 3:15:33 AM
HSBC has cut its inflation forecast for this year to 6.5 percent from the previous 7.3 percent, saying domestic demand has remained weak since the start of the year. In an economic outlook report it released Tuesday it said consumer prices rose by a five ...
Drop in Chinese wholesale inflation seen leading to dovish PBoC
Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - 3/10/2014 9:27:47 AM
Even so, Barclays (LSE: BARC.L - news) believed the recent first default of an onshore bond implied only a small systemic risk ... The Governor of the People´s Bank of China (PBoC), Zhou Xiaochuan, was expected to speak on Tuesday at the National People ...
Using inflation for wealth creation: Does it work in favour
Money Control - 3/10/2014 12:33:54 PM
Read more at: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/planning/tolstoys-three-questions-learn-financial-planningit_1048683.html?utm_source=ref_article Is inflation your enemy? Anybody and everybody can answer this question by giving an affirmative response ...
China’s inflation rate eases to 2% in February
Asian Correspondent - 3/9/2014 5:32:45 AM
BEIJING (AP) — China’s inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world’s second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer price rise reported Sunday by the National Bureau of Statistics was down from January’s 2 ...
Czech Republic: Inflation below Forecast
Friedl News - 3/10/2014 4:30:08 PM
Because of a greater decrease than expected in regulated prices, the country’s inflation rate remained below the National Bank’s expectation, CNB published today. While consumer prices increased 0.2 percent last month year-on-year inflation came at 0.2 ...
Consumer Prices in China Up 2% for February
Watch List News - 3/9/2014 5:21:25 PM
Consumer prices were up just 2% in February compared to the ... Because of the reduction in extravagance for officials the luxury goods markets might have been repressed, though that broader weakness in the economy is likely the explanation.
China’s dropping inflation rate fuels deflation warnings
The Taipei Times - 3/9/2014 3:55:31 PM
The consumer price index (CPI) figure announced by China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) matched the median forecast in a poll of 13 economists by Dow Jones Newswires. The producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the ...
World News: Israel Captures Arms Ship; More Venezuela Protests; China Inflation Rate Slows
WTVY - 3/10/2014 2:46:55 AM
Venezuela broke off relations with Panama this week after that country asked ... China's inflation rate eased in February to 2 percent year-on-year amid signs the world's second-largest economy might be cooling. The consumer price rise reported Sunday ...
Gordhan joins inflation fighting with index-linked bonds
bdlive.co.za - 3/10/2014 6:35:59 AM
FINANCE Minister Pravin Gordhan is prepared to sell more index-linked bonds, a show of support for central bank governor Gill Marcus’s inflation-fighting resolve, Standard Bank Group said last ... said by phone from Cape Town last week.
Govt to set up inflation target: India's minister
Hispanic Business - 3/10/2014 11:58:07 AM
The Indian Union government has the right to set the country's inflation target, while the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) role is to implement the decision, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said in a joint news conference with the RBI governor.