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
Thai consumer prices seen rising for a third month in June: Reuters poll
investing.com - 6/28/2016 10:08:21 AM
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's headline inflation rate is expected to have picked up ... The deflationary trend, which saw a fall in headline consumer prices, had been mainly sustained by lower global oil prices. But inflation in Thailand has also been ...
Brazil’s central bank raises 2016 inflation view
customstoday.com.pk - 6/28/2016 1:14:28 PM
SÃO PAULO: The Brazilian central bank raised its forecast for consumer-price ... rate unchanged earlier this month at 14.25%, where it has been since July, as inflation remains well above the target rate. The central bank improved its view for country ...
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
Ethiopia: Inflation Up to 7.9 Percent in May
geeskaafrika.com - 6/28/2016 6:15:07 PM
The country’s inflation rate was recorded at 7.9pc for the month of May, according to the latest report of the Central Statistical Agency. The rate showed an increment largely due to an increase in food prices, the report underscored. Butter, meat and ...
Global Bond Yields Sink to Record Lows
The Wall Street Journal - 6/27/2016 2:34:23 PM
Yields fall as bond prices rise ... reflecting investors’ concerns over soft global growth, low inflation, tepid global demand and high level of debt globally since the financial crisis. Negative interest rate policy out of Japan and Europe along ...
Brazil Says No Rate Cut in Sight as Inflation Target Elusive (3)
Bloomberg - 6/28/2016 2:08:45 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Brazil’s new central bank chief Ilan Goldfajn suggested it’s too early to think about cutting rates as inflation remains above target and the government has yet to implement budget cuts. Short-dated swap rates rose. Consumer prices will ...
Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations Rise in June: Melbourne Institute
economiccalendar.com - 6/16/2016 2:01:30 AM
Economists say a further reduction to the lending rate is possible, given Australia’s declining outlook on inflation. Weak inflation is a unique problem for Australia, a country that has enjoyed high and stable consumer price growth for several decades.
‘Brexit’ is strengthening the forces that already haunt the global economy
Economic Times - 6/28/2016 11:41:24 AM
But its decision to leave the European Union is making more powerful six interrelated forces that already weigh on the global economy: — Low ... falling longer-term rates. Germany, Switzerland and several other European countries even have negative ...
Fight against inflation suffers setbacks
Ghana Web - 6/22/2016 11:05:34 AM
The country’s expected return to price stability suffered another setback after last week’s publication of the May consumer ... Graphic Business. Inflation was over 19 per cent in March despite the Bank of Ghana setting interest rates at 26 per cent.
Nigeria: Inflation Rate Rose to 15.6% in May - NBS
AllAfrica - 6/15/2016 3:10:06 PM
Inflation rate has jumped to15.6 per cent in May over high electricity rates and energy prices. The Consumer Price Index (CPI ... by the NBS on average price of petrol sold in the country revealed that Nigerians bought the product at N150.28 per ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Why Citi Says Lower Gas Prices Aren't Helping the World (C)
Investopedia - 6/27/2016 5:40:30 PM
Such a precipitous drop in prices has occurred largely because of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and U.S. price war. Producing approximately 40% of global ... rate (PSR). The PSR, which has an indirect correlation with consumer ...
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 1:08:46 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...
The Economist online - 1/15/2015 12:30:09 PM
After falling steadily for more than three years, the median rate of annual consumer-price inflation (CPI) in high-income countries was down to 0.8% in November 2014. In 16 out of 55 rich countries, inflation rates were below 1%. Twelve countries faced ...