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
Inflation: US consumer prices higher in October
MENAFN - 11/17/2015 7:48:58 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) US consumer ... rates in more than nine years. While the core CPI figure for the year is close to the Federal Reserve's 2.0 percent target inflation rate, the Fed focuses on another measure, the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price ...
Meat price inflation to slow as cattle, hog prices drop
CBC - 11/27/2015 1:07:34 AM
The high prices in late 2014 and earlier this year were a result of tighter supply, she said. But this fall, the U.S. has been exporting less beef because the strong dollar is making it too expensive for most of the world. That has increased the supply in ...
Aussie's slide spurs weakest inflation response since its float
Sydney Morning Herald - 11/26/2015 10:44:25 PM
When a country's currency tumbled, its consumer prices would rise as the cost ... further cut its already record-low interest rate of 2 per cent early next year. Stevens pondered the weakness in global inflation in a speech Tuesday, noting that while ...
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
Rate cut, more stimulus in store at ECB meet
freemalaysiatoday.com - 11/29/2015 3:28:22 AM
Fed up with an inflation rate that is stubbornly far below the target of close to 2.0 percent, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi has in recent weeks multiplied pledges to “do what we must” to lift consumer prices in the 19-member eurozone.
NBK: Qatar strong public investment drives growth amid low energy prices
CPI Financial - 11/29/2015 7:03:07 AM
“Inflation is expected to edge ... that they remain committed to executing the country’s $200 billion development and diversification plan regardless of the decline in oil prices. The need to roll out World Cup and related infrastructure by 2022 ...
UPDATE 2-South Africa's central bank raises rates, cites inflation
Reuters - 11/19/2015 4:37:30 AM
Bank lifts rates by 25 basis points ... The bank expects inflation to average 4.6 percent in 2015, compared with a previous forecast of 4.7 percent. But it sees consumer prices breaching the bank's upper target of 6 percent for two consecutive quarters ...
US rate hike poses risk to emerging economies
The Standard - 11/29/2015 2:59:44 AM
Core inflation ... of the regional countries”. As such, the Fed rate hike could mean a re-rating of local borrowing rates. This could come at a time when the economy is in a deflationary mode. The budget statement projects consumer prices coming down ...
Is Inflation Finally Making Its Move?
news.morningstar.com - 11/21/2015 11:08:50 AM
and the calming of world fears). And that dollar weakness could translate relatively quickly into higher prices for the U.S. consumer, potentially further boosting goods and overall inflation even higher than the current 1.9% core rate. The labor shortage ...
Japan's jobless rate at 20-year low, consumer spending drops
Economic Times - 11/27/2015 5:10:57 AM
Consumer spending, meanwhile, fell 2.4 per cent from the same month a year earlier, and average incomes fell 0.9 per cent. Japan's inflation rate also was lower in October, with core inflation excluding volatile food prices down 0.1 per cent for the third ...
UK inflation rate remains negative in October
BBC - 11/17/2015 9:33:21 AM
The UK's inflation rate as measured by the Consumer ... global economy was weakening, depressing inflation risks. Following this report, many economists forecast that rates would not rise until well into next year. The ONS added that the Retail Prices ...
Egyptians ask minister if he can live on EGP 2 per day
Daily News Egypt - 11/29/2015 5:04:25 PM
However, the Egyptian minister believes EGP 2 ($0.25) is sufficient for a person to survive daily, even though the World ... rate of core inflation increased to 6.26% in October compared to 5.55% in September. Core inflation includes the index of consumer ...
Consumer prices increase 0.2 percent in Oct.; but year of low gas costs keep inflation at bay
US News and World Report - 11/17/2015 1:36:44 PM
a sign that consumer inflation may be moving up toward the Federal Reserve's target level and keeping the Fed on track to raise short-term interest rates from record lows next month. The consumer price index rose 0.2 percent in October after falling the ...
Japan's jobless rate drops to 20-year low, but consumer spending drops as wages stagnate
FOX News - 11/27/2015 5:18:07 AM
The government reported Friday that unemployment in the world's No. 3 economy dipped to 3.1 percent in October, compared with a rate of 3.4 percent in September. Consumer spending ... with core inflation excluding volatile food prices down 0.1 percent ...