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
Inflation eases in advanced nations for third month: OECD
Economic Times - 9/30/2014 10:08:01 PM
PARIS: Inflation in the world's richest nations eased for the third straight month in August, the OECD said on Tuesday, dragged down by slowing price rises in Europe's moribund economy. Consumer prices ... Only six countries registered falling inflation ...
OECD Says Global Inflation Eased in August
4 Traders - 9/30/2014 10:05:02 AM
Inflation ... in inflation rates as energy prices increased at a slowing pace, rising 0.7% in the 12 months to August compared to 2.3% in the 12 months to July. But only in Europe are there a growing number of countries where consumer prices are lower ...
Global inflation easing, we can import disinflation: Rajan
Money Control - 9/30/2014 8:20:38 PM
In his bi-monthly monetary policy announced today, Rajan kept rates unchanged but sounded caution as far as meeting the 2016 consumer ... in the outside world, inflation has come down tremendously and that is reflected in oil prices but other commodities ...
RBI keeps rates on hold, warns on inflation
Reuters - 9/30/2014 4:17:15 PM
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) sent a strong signal on Tuesday that it will refrain from cutting interest rates until it is confident that consumer ... to tame inflation in a country that has long struggled with prices rising at double ...
ECB under pressure as inflation falls again
Times Union - 9/30/2014 7:27:33 AM
LONDON (AP) — Inflation across the 18 euro countries dipped ... official figures showed consumer prices in the eurozone rose only 0.3 percent in the year to September. The decline from the previous month's 0.4 percent rate leaves inflation at its lowest ...
India rates kept on hold over inflation concerns
Gulf News - 9/30/2014 2:44:12 PM
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India sent a strong signal on Tuesday that it will refrain from cutting interest rates until it is confident that consumer inflation ... to tame inflation in a country that has long struggled with prices rising at double digit ...
Eurozone inflation falls to near 5-year low
The State South Carolina's Homepage - 9/30/2014 10:05:02 AM
LONDON — Inflation across the 18 countries that use the euro dipped further toward ... In its first estimate, the EU's statistics office, Eurostat, said consumer prices in the eurozone rose only 0.3 percent in the year to September against the previous ...
RBI keeps key interest rate unchanged
Hindustan Times - 9/30/2014 6:01:39 AM
Ahead of the festival season, high borrowing costs could dissuade purchases of houses, cars and other consumer goods that ... India’s wholesale inflation rate — the main gauge to capture country-wide price movements — had plunged to a five-year ...
Euro zone inflation slows in Sept, weakens euro vs. dollar
Reuters - 9/30/2014 9:57:52 AM
Eurostat said consumer prices in the 18 countries sharing the euro rose ... The ECB wants to keep headline inflation below, but close to, 2 percent over the medium term. The persistently low rate underscores the difficulty of hitting that target in a ...
Turkey hikes energy prices, pressuring inflation
Business Recorder - 9/30/2014 6:04:38 PM
blaming a weaker currency for the price hikes in the heavily import-dependent country. The hikes are expected to add 0.6-0.7 percentage points to inflation, analysts said. Inflation reached 9.54 percent in August, double the central bank's 5 percent year ...
Euro zone inflation slows in Sept as expected
7 News Yahoo - 9/30/2014 9:22:05 AM
Euro zone inflation slowed further as expected in September because of falling prices of unprocessed food and energy, a first estimate by the European Union's statistics office showed on Tuesday. Eurostat said consumer prices in the 18 countries sharing ...
Down at 0.3 percent in year to September, eurozone inflation stands at near five-year low
FOX News - 9/30/2014 9:43:33 AM
BRUSSELS – Official figures show inflation across the 18 European Union countries that use the euro dipped further ... Eurostat, the EU's statistics office, says Tuesday that consumer prices in the eurozone rose only 0.3 percent in the year to September ...
Eurozone inflation hits 5-year low in challenge to ECB
Yahoo News - 9/30/2014 3:27:09 PM
Brussels (AFP) - Eurozone inflation ... the eurozone, consumer prices fell for the third month in a row this month, down 0.3 percent on a yearly basis. At its meeting last month, the ECB surprised the markets by cutting its key interest rates to new ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.