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
Real World Shows Economics Has a Deflation Problem
bloomberg.com - 8/25/2016 5:53:27 AM
But, as the table below shows, consumer prices in the world's major economies are rising much slower than that arbitrary ideal: Spain has emerged as the poster child for deflation. Prices fell by 0.6 percent in July, the country's 12th consecutive month ...
UPDATE 1-Ghana producer inflation rises to 10.3 percent in July
Reuters - 8/24/2016 10:48:07 AM
PPI is a major component of consumer inflation ... "The rise was mainly influenced by the inflation rate in the mining sector as a result of increases in the price of gold in the world market," government statistician Philomena Nyarko told a news ...
Urjit Patel likely to hold rates till December: Goldman Sachs
Hindustan Times - 8/25/2016 7:33:40 AM
Goldman Sachs expects RBI under Urjit Patel to keep key interest rates unchanged till December 2016 and continue the focus on inflation. (REUTERS) Goldman Sachs, one of world’s largest ... to bring headline CPI (consumer price index) inflation down ...
Explaining Mexico's Consumer Paradox
The Huffington Post - 8/24/2016 3:52:57 AM
The Consumer Boom Mexico is currently undergoing a consumer spending boom that began in 2015 and that appears similar in scale to the brief period of stellar growth that followed the 2009 global recession ... low inflation rates since 2015 and discounting ...
Malaysia July inflation at 1.1% rises at slowest pace in more than a year
asia.nikkei.com - 8/24/2016 6:08:57 AM
The consumer price index -- Malaysia's primary gauge for inflation - rose 1.1% in July from ... that the central bank will keep the policy interest rate steady at 3.00% this year unless the global economy weakens further. "We opine that domestic demand ...
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
Argentine cenbank cuts key interest rate, cites lower inflation
Reuters - 8/23/2016 7:07:24 AM
The rate cut was a sign that inflation is falling enough to allow policymakers to focus less on keeping a lid on consumer prices and more on resuscitating ... expected at 40.2 percent in 2016, one of the world's highest rates, and 19.4 percent in 2017 ...
Forget Fed rate calls — be ready for the return of inflation
Financial Times - 8/21/2016 11:59:06 PM
World watches as China’s ... bankers have some new ideas for rekindling inflation. But there are other reasons to think consumer prices might revive. Average hourly earnings in the US grew at an annual rate of 2.6 per cent last month, and the fact ...
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.
Iceland cuts rate 50 bps, capital flows to determine future
CountingPips - 8/24/2016 2:22:52 PM
with an rise in the krona’s exchange rate, low global inflation and tight monetary policy offsetting the impact of wage increase on consumer prices. Iceland is in the final stage of dismantling remnants of capital controls that were put in place ...
GST rate on processed foods should be low or zero: CII
Financial Express - 8/24/2016 4:03:05 PM
The rate ... the world have lower tax on lot of foods, while their inflation is within 2 percent. Thus India being country with inflation level of 6 percent could not afford to have higher GST for food items which constitutes major portion of Consumer ...
South Africa: Consumer Inflation Drops
AllAfrica - 8/24/2016 9:07:54 AM
Statistics South Africa on Wednesday announced that the country's consumer price index (CPI) was 6.0% in July 2016 ... 5,8% in June). Provincial annual inflation rates ranged from 4.8% in Northern Cape to 7.9% in Limpopo. Overberg Asset Management said ...
Brazil's inflation remains near 9 pct in mid-August
Yahoo Finance - 8/24/2016 1:47:05 PM
BRASILIA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Brazil's annual inflation rate remained at nearly 9 percent in mid-August, fueling doubts over the timing of interest rate cuts as policymakers struggle with a harsh recession. Consumer prices ... even as the country struggles ...
CUTS urges government to tackle high inflation
The post online - 8/24/2016 1:18:27 PM
THE Consumer Unity and Trust Society has advised the government to critically look at reducing the country ... inflation rates, improving the accessibility and affordability of mobile phone and Internet services, ensuring manageable fuel and electricity ...
July inflation rose at slowest pace in more than a year
freemalaysiatoday.com - 8/25/2016 1:35:45 AM
However, economists expect inflation ... rate steady at 3 per cent this year unless the global economy weakens further. “We opine that domestic demand continues to be the main driver for our economic growth,” NAR quoted it as saying. The consumer price ...