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
Eurozone inflation remains low in wake of energy price slump
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 8/31/2016 10:04:02 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Consumer price inflation in the eurozone remained at a low annual rate of 0.2 percent in August mainly due to a slump in energy costs from last year. The figure reported Wednesday by statistics agency Eurostat was the same as in July and ...
Weak eurozone inflation bolsters case for more stimulus
Arizona Daily Sun - 8/31/2016 9:09:45 PM
BRUSSELS (AP) — Consumer price inflation in the eurozone was stuck at 0.2 percent in August, a low rate that could encourage the European Central Bank to offer more stimulus sooner rather than later. The figure reported Wednesday by statistics agency ...
High electricity tariff, others push inflation rate to 17.1%
Punch - 8/31/2016 9:28:14 AM
The National Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday released the Consumer Price Index which measures inflation rate with the index increasing by ... It said despite the fact that the country is in a period of harvest, it had yet to feel the impact as food ...
Eurozone inflation still stubbornly weak
Business Recorder - 8/31/2016 12:27:12 PM
BRUSSELS: Eurozone inflation and jobless data on Wednesday fell ... The official EU statistics agency Eurostat said eurozone consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in August, the same rate as in July. Eurozone unemployment meanwhile was unchanged at 10.1 percent ...
Brazil keeps rates steady, but opens door for cuts if inflation eases
Yahoo Finance - 8/31/2016 11:18:36 PM
BRASILIA, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank kept interest rates at a ... costs are among the world's highest for a major economy, inflation has remained stuck around 9 percent as a surge in food prices offset a sharp drop in consumer demand.
Sturzenegger, Prat-Gay at odds over inflation policy
Buenos Aires Herald - 8/31/2016 2:14:34 PM
Next year’s goal will be a consumer price index below 17 percent, he said. “The world has defeated the inflation rate because the central banks ... said— the third following an overhaul of the country’s economic statistics. Prices had risen 3.1 ...
Brazil keeps rates steady as high inflation persists
Reuters - 8/31/2016 6:07:48 AM
In a unanimous vote the bank's monetary policy committee, known as Copom, kept its benchmark Selic rate ... the world's highest for a major economy, inflation has remained stuck around 9 percent as a surge in food prices offset a sharp drop in consumer ...
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
Nigeria: Inflation rises to 17.1% in July
World Stage - 8/31/2016 8:30:58 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics has released July’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) report, revealing that inflation increased by 17.1% (year-on-year), 0.6% points higher from the rate recorded in June (16.5%). According to the ...
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.
‘GST rate above 18% could stoke inflation’
The Hindu - 8/30/2016 11:12:38 PM
They said higher rates could fuel price gains ... standard rate that would check inflation as well as evasion while ensuring compliance. “For industry, which seeks to be competitive in the global marketplace, a standard rate of 18 per cent will be ...
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 ...
Brazil set to keep rates steady amid stubbornly high inflation
investing.com - 8/31/2016 2:28:53 PM
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank is widely expected on Wednesday to hold interest rates ... major economy, inflation has remained stuck at around 9 percent as a surge in food prices offset a sharp drop in consumer demand. The country's stubborn ...
UPDATE 1-S.Korea Aug inflation hits year-plus low on electricity bill cut
kitco.com - 8/31/2016 7:40:52 AM
The consumer price index rose 0.4 percent ... "If you look at inflation alone, the central bank might looklike it has room to cut interest rates, but you have to takeother countries' policies into consideration as well as thecontinued surge in household ...
Global Automotive Industry Outlook
ET Auto.com - 8/31/2016 12:55:50 PM
With lifting of economical sanction on Iran the country gained global traction ... high inflation rate in the mid-term, increase in interest rate will also limit the National Automotive market, hurting the consumers who are already price sensitive with ...