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
South Korea Inflation Holds Steady At 1.0% In April
Bonham Journal - 5/3/2016 10:03:11 AM
Consumer prices fell to below one percent in January, but rose to one-point-three percent in February and one percent in March. The ... amid a global low oil price trend. Similarly, the wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation decreased by 1.29 percent ...
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
Key inflation indicator nudges up to 12-month high
Pakistan Today - 5/2/2016 8:12:49 PM
Despite the forecast of 3.8 per cent by some analysts, the key inflation indicator for the month of April stood at 4.17 per cent – the highest in the past 12 months. The Consumer-Price ... World Economic Outlook (WEO) update, forecasts that the inflation ...
Euro zone growth to slow this year, inflation subdued: EU forecasts
Reuters - 5/3/2016 9:56:01 AM
Consumer prices are also expected ... Central Bank target of an inflation close to 2 percent. In 2017, inflation is expected to be at 1.4 percent, the Commission forecast. "The economic recovery in Europe continues but the global context is less conducive ...
Economists Reduce Brazil''s Inflation, GDP View - Survey
NASDAQ - 5/2/2016 8:02:41 AM
Economists reduced their estimate for the inflation rate in 2016, as measured by the consumer-price index, to 6.94% from 6.98% last ... Last year, Brazil's economy contracted 3.80%, according to the country's statistical bureau, IBGE.
How 27 Global Banks Rate South Africa’s Economic Growth Prospects For 2016
AFKinside - 5/2/2016 4:59:33 PM
Focus Economics provides economic analysis and forecasts for 127 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas, as well as price forecasts for 33 commodities. The company is supported by a global network ... predicting a growth rate of 1.5 percent.
Nigeria: Further Rise in Inflation Imminent As Economy Hurts
AllAfrica - 5/2/2016 10:40:09 AM
Following the rise in the Consumer Price Index ... buying things at a higher rate; and so on gradual basis, inflation would be increasing." He said:"I have mentioned before that for inflation to start dropping gradually, the country has to do everything ...
Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation
Connecticut Post - 4/30/2016 4:01:40 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 ...
Global Inflation Accelerated in January, OECD Says
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2016 11:16:43 AM
Global inflation rates picked up for a fourth straight month in January, although that revival is likely to prove short-lived following sharp falls in commodity prices since the start of the year. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ...
Draghi Challenge Highlighted as Inflation Rate Back Below Zero
Bloomberg - 5/2/2016 1:21:49 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 ...
Speculation rife over budget day rate cut
Comment - 5/2/2016 10:00:12 PM
SYDNEY, April 29 The odds for an imminent interest rate cut in Australia shortened ... after a period of oversupply", World Bank economist John Baffes said. Should higher oil prices not improve the outlook for inflation, analysts have urged both aggressive ...
Dollar Weakens as Global Banks Hit Pause on Interest Rates
Metal Miner - 5/2/2016 6:36:47 AM
on commodity prices. Meanwhile, Fed officials left interest rates unchanged at their meeting last week and remained ambiguous about raising rates in June given low domestic inflation and mixed global economic growth signals. Two-Month Trial: Metal Buying ...
Low inflation spooks RBA to cut interest rates to lowest since World War 11
Katherine Times - 5/3/2016 5:12:41 PM
The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official interest rate to 1.75 per cent - the lowest it has been since World War II - to combat ... rates on hold but the release of the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation was sufficiently weak that ...
Thailand's consumer prices rise in April, first increase since 2014
Ambiente Já - 5/3/2016 7:54:20 AM
Pakistan's annual consumer inflation clocked ... institutions had predicted that Pakistan's inflation rate would remain at below 4 percent by the end of current fiscal year due to the tumbling oil prices in global market. The State Bank of Pakistan also ...
Low energy prices keep inflation below target
CKNW News Talk 980 - 4/22/2016 6:27:10 AM
Alberta and BC were the only two provinces where inflation rates were up last month. Across the rest of country, the cost of living increase was down slightly from February at 1.3% as low energy prices continued to keep consumer price increases well ...