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
Rate of rise in consumer prices seen to be stable
Inquirer - 4/24/2015 6:53:49 PM
Consumer prices are expected to be stable this month as declining rice prices offset hikes in fuel costs and power rates ... the BSP wants to keep inflation between 2 and 4 percent—the lowest target ever set in the country’s history.
Kuwait's inflation rate roses 3.33pct in March - report
MENAFN - 4/27/2015 6:04:19 AM
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait's consumer prices index (CPI) or inflation rate rose in March 2015 by 3.33 percent ... Advises Saudi Wishers to Hunt Overseas to Abide by Foreign Countries' Regulations, Saudi Press Agency (MENAFN - Saudi Press ...
World Week Ahead: FOMC to Assess Slowdown as April Data Arrive
The Wall Street Journal - 4/27/2015 9:24:45 AM
Elsewhere, we get inflation ... of the world by taking its repo rate into negative territory, his generally upbeat assessment suggests there’ll be no action at this meeting. GERMANY: 8 a.m. EDT (2 p.m., Berlin). April provisional consumer price index.
Russian Resistance to Ruble Surge Signals Rates Plunge to BNP
Bloomberg - 4/27/2015 7:30:13 AM
Russia’s central bank is poised to cut interest rates by the most since January this week as policy makers insist the world ... because inflation prospects “haven’t changed much, so there’s not much room for optimism.” Consumer price growth ...
Inflation is bad, but is deflation good?
The Indian Express - 4/25/2015 6:09:41 PM
There is satisfaction all around that inflation has declined. The decline in the rate ... consumer. The happiest person is the head of the household because she is the one who buys most goods and services needed by the family. She is still unhappy that ...
Australia inflation remains soft, keeping rate cut door open
Business Recorder - 4/22/2015 10:06:28 AM
SYDNEY: Australian consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in the three months to March, data showed Wednesday, with the annual headline inflation rate softening to give the central bank room to cut interest rates. The slight rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
Price Impacts Of The Dollar's Appreciation Will Push An Already Soft US Inflation Rate Deeper Into Negative Territory
econintersect.com - 4/24/2015 12:27:16 PM
Economists have noted that the pass-through of exchange-rate changes to import prices, both in the United States and in many other countries, has declined over the past 40 years. They attribute this trend in large part to a decline in global inflation ...
VGK and EFA up on Good Inflation News from Germany and France
Yahoo Finance - 4/24/2015 3:01:46 AM
Inflation rate up in Germany and France The German Federal Statistics Office came out with its final estimates for the inflation rate in March. It measures the inflation rate as annual changes in the CPI (consumer price ... and the world macro environment ...
Russian Cabbage Prices Triple as Much-Loved Staple Falls Victim to Inflation
The Moscow Times - 4/26/2015 6:58:36 PM
“This year the price is much higher.” Inflation, currently running at its highest rate in over a decade ... cabbage prices rose 402 percent in the last six months, according to consumer price tracker website tsenomer.ru, while in mid-range chains ...
Private economists cut 2015 inflation forecast
BusinessMirror. - 4/26/2015 1:36:29 PM
“The analysts attributed their lower inflation expectations mainly to the decline of international oil prices, which led to the reduction in minimum jeepney fares and flagdown rate of taxis ... heavy bearing on the country’s consumer price index ...
RBI to cut rates next month and once more by year-end: poll
Live Mint - 4/24/2015 6:36:31 AM
Bengaluru: India’s central bank is likely to cut interest rates ... in crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price ...
UAE cost of living going down: Rents, grocery prices to decline
Emirates247 - 4/22/2015 4:08:33 AM
But with the softening in rents and decline in certain commodity prices, the cost of living has been going down of late in the country as inflation declines in line with slowing economy due to low crude prices. According to the World Bank’s latest ...
Finland Consumer Confidence Strengthens Further
Realtime Business News - 4/27/2015 2:22:25 AM
The index reflecting the general economic situation of the country for the ... predicted in April that consumer prices would go up by 1.2 percent over the next twelve months. In the same month last year, the predicted inflation rate was 2.4 percent.
RBI to cut rates next month and again by year-end: Economists' poll
Economic Times - 4/24/2015 9:14:00 AM
BENGALURU: The RBI is likely to cut interest rates again ... in crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price inflation ...
Aussie bolstered by stable inflation report
Forex Street - 4/22/2015 10:52:24 PM
The Australian dollar advanced throughout trade on Wednesday as the quarterly Consumer Price Index report ... core year on year inflation within the RBA’s target range between 2%-3% and pares expectations of a Central Bank rate adjustment next month.