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
Qatar inflation rate jumps 2.7% in 2014, 3rd highest in GCC
customstoday.com.pk - 2/26/2015 4:16:31 AM
DOHA: inflation rates across the GCC region ... compared to the GCC countries, by 0.08 percent. On a monthly basis when comparing the December figures to the November figures, the general consumer price index registered an increase of 0.97 percent in ...
U.S. Home Prices Grew at Twice Rate of Inflation in 2014
worldpropertyjournal.com - 2/25/2015 8:13:56 AM
According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released this week for December 2014, the U.S. housing industry enjoyed a slight uptick in home prices across the country ... rate, continued low interest rates and positive consumer confidence.
GCC records inflation rates of more than 3pc in 2014
Trade Arabia - 2/25/2015 4:24:52 AM
The inflation rates across the GCC region ranged between 3.1 per cent and 0.8 per cent last year, according to the latest reports by the Statistical Centre for the Co-operation Council for the Arab Countries ... the general consumer price index registered ...
Venezuela, Argentina Among World's Most Miserable Countries
The Latin Post - 2/11/2015 3:11:24 PM
The 2014 World Misery Index placed Venezuela at the top of the list for the most miserable countries to live in due to its consumer prices. The Index ranked 108 rates based on "misery" by calculating inflation, unemployment and lending rates and increased ...
Bahrain records annual inflation rate of 2.5pc
Gulf Daily News - 2/25/2015 2:30:20 AM
The inflation rates across the GCC region ranged between 3.1pc and 0.8pc last year, according to the latest reports by the Statistical Centre for the Co-operation Council for the Arab Countries ... the general consumer price index registered an increase ...
SA inflation predicted to drop
Iafrica - 2/25/2015 3:56:14 AM
The National Treasury has projected the consumer ... exchange rate led to the initial rise. But strong global and domestic harvests and the recent sharp fall in world oil prices eased pressures during the second half of 2014. "The inflation-targeting ...
World Bank rises Rwanda growth rates, up to 7.5%
News of Rwanda - 2/25/2015 3:52:03 PM
“Falling oil prices ... inflation but also to a more stable exchange rate, an improved balance of payments, and smaller electricity subsidies. Moreover, economic stability in turn increases policy flexibility,” said Carolyn Turk, the World Bank’s ...
External advisor urged RBI cbank to cut rates by 75 bps
IN - 2/25/2015 2:04:41 PM
according to a summary of the recommendations released on Wednesday.The minutes showed that two members had suggested the RBI ease the key repo rate by 25 bps because of easing consumer inflation.But one member said the RBI needed to cut rates by three ...
3 Numbers: Sunny German Consumer Climate, EU Sentiment, U.S. CPI
investing.com - 2/26/2015 6:18:13 AM
In countries ... rate when, on the basis of incoming data, the Committee is reasonably confident that inflation will move back over the medium term toward our two-percent objective." Hold that thought as we await today’s monthly update on consumer-price ...
UK inflation rate falls to record low of 0.3% in January
BBC - 2/17/2015 12:55:26 PM
The rate of UK ... around this country, and low inflation, and that is a good mix for the country right now." Labour's shadow Treasury minister Cathy Jamieson said: "Inflation is falling around the world because global oil prices have plummeted.
Bahrain posts annual inflation of 2.5 percent in 2014
MENAFN - 2/25/2015 1:57:32 PM
The inflation rates across the GCC region ranged between 3.1 percent and 0.8 percent last year, according to the latest reports by the Statistical Center for the Co-operation Council for the Arab Countries ... the general consumer price index declined ...
World stocks near all-time highs after Fed signals
Firstpost - 2/25/2015 9:07:01 PM
Following more rises for Wall Street and in Asia overnight, MSCI's 46-member All Country World Index was ... by hard facts, the consumer and manufacturing. And we need the hope that the Fed won't be too aggressive with hiking rates and yesterday we got ...
BSP seen keeping rates steady this year
Inquirer - 2/24/2015 11:09:54 PM
MANILA, Philippines–Key interest rates will likely be kept steady for much ... Tetangco took a “dovish” tone as he stressed that risks to inflation were balanced. Average consumer prices moved up an average 2.4 percent in January, slower than ...
Governor went with advisors' suggestions on policy rate move
Economic Times - 2/26/2015 7:08:19 AM
Three believed interest rate should be cut as inflation and expectations of price ... eroding the country's trade competitiveness in the international markets. The Indian rupee is among the best performing emerging market currencies in the world.
How does inflation affect the exchange rate between two nations?
Investopedia - 2/26/2015 8:19:54 AM
However, higher interest rates often cause increasing inflation rates, a negative influence on the country's currency. Low interest rates spur consumer spending and economic ... especially in the modern world of fiat currencies where virtually no ...