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
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/3/2013 1:38:50 PM
The annual rate of inflation across the world's largest economies fell for a third straight month in October, a development that suggests central banks may have to provide more stimulus, or at least not withdraw existing stimulus, to avert the ...
Egypt's Urban Inflation Soars, Adds to Risk of Social Unrest
Voice of America - 12/10/2013 3:39:23 PM
CAIRO — Egyptian urban consumer inflation soared in November to its highest annual rate in nearly four years, increasing the risk of social unrest and potentially setting up a policy dilemma for the central bank. Crippled by political turmoil ...
UPDATE 3-Egyptian urban inflation soars, adds to risk of social unrest
Reuters - 12/10/2013 6:35:21 AM
CAIRO, Dec 10 (Reuters) - Egyptian urban consumer inflation soared in November to its highest annual rate in nearly four years, increasing the risk of social unrest and potentially setting up a policy dilemma for the central bank. Crippled by ...
Urban consumer inflation hits 13% in November
dailynewsegypt.com - 12/10/2013 3:39:23 PM
Egypt’s annual urban consumer inflation rate increased to 13% year on year in November, up from October’s 10.4% year on year ... lay beneath the poverty line in 2012/2013, an uptick from 25.2% in 2010/2011. NEXT ARTICLE → Barclays Egypt ...
Egypt’s urban consumer inflation up in November
Gulf News - 12/10/2013 11:14:31 AM
“In addition, the butane gas crisis had intensified in November, which most likely led to the increase in shelter price inflation during the month.” Egypt’s central bank late last week unexpectedly cut key interest rates for the third time since ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 3:43:31 AM
Foreign debt gained 1.6 percent and overseas stocks added 7.1 percent. “They need to take on more risk to increase their returns,” said Masaru Hamasaki, a senior strategist at Tokyo-based Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Co., which oversees ...
Why this is India's ABC election: Inflation explains why voters now think anything but Congress
Times of India - 12/9/2013 9:38:29 PM
One reason Indian voters are turning so sharply against Congress is that its ... which is why virtually every major emerging market has done so, with the exception of India. The central bank now has a governor who is much more popular than ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/6/2013 10:51:11 AM
The country has one of the worst unemployment rates of any major economy in the world, at 25.6% ... to foster growth while somehow keeping a lid on its consumer prices. 5. Turkey > Inflation rate: 8.9% > GDP growth rate: 3.0% > Unemployment ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
There are similar declines in many European countries ... rate to fall as low as it has. Inflation has also been falling in Europe, where the European Central Bank cut interest rates last week in response to a surprising estimate that consumer ...
Inflation Slides in Developed World
The Wall Street Journal - 6/5/2013 1:35:45 AM
The annual rate of inflation across developed economies fell to ... Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Tuesday showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, after rising by 1.6% in the ...
The price is a blight
The Economist - 11/9/2013 10:35:32 PM
Asset prices have certainly soared. But consumer prices ... their income through inflation. If inflation in the countries with which the weak economies trade is high, they can improve their competitiveness simply by keeping their rate lower.
Low inflation is causing high anxiety
Financial Times - 12/9/2013 4:23:31 PM
More widely, labour market recessions have resulted in very low rates of increase in wages in almost ... has much more serious problems than anything faced by the Fed. The economic recovery in the euro area is still very anaemic compared to ...