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
EUROZONE INFLATION FALLS CLOSER TO ZERO
Yahoo Finance - 8/29/2014 8:55:36 AM
On Friday, we learned the unemployment rate in the 18-country ... "Euro-area inflation fell closer to zero in August," said Bloomberg economists Maxime Sbaihi and Niraj Shah. Italy released inflation data that revealed consumer prices actually fell 0.2% ...
UPDATE 1-Steady German Aug inflation means no all-clear for euro zone rate
Reuters - 8/28/2014 8:42:28 AM
Preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed consumer prices rose by 0.8 percent in August, both on the measure harmonised to compare with other European Union countries and ... decline in their inflation rates in August," said Heinrich ...
Low National Inflation Rates Put Pressure on ECB -- Update
4 Traders - 8/28/2014 4:13:27 PM
rates of inflation. With German consumer prices growing so slowly, however, countries in southern Europe must run superlow, or even negative, rates of inflation to restore competitiveness. That raises the risk of a deflationary spiral that threatens ...
Inflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act
FOX News - 8/29/2014 9:09:55 AM
Inflation has been consistently below the ECB's goal of just under 2 percent. That has raised fears that the eurozone may fall into deflation, a crippling downward price ... countries hardest hit by Europe's debt crisis. Spain has an unemployment rate ...
Falling Italian Fruit Prices Signal Inflation Woe for Draghi
Businessweek - 8/28/2014 7:23:44 AM
Germany, the region’s biggest economy, will publish its inflation report today with economists in a Bloomberg survey predicting a 0.8 percent annual rate in August, the same as the previous month. Consumer prices ... food,” the country’s Coldiretti ...
Low German inflation adds to pressure on ECB
Market Watch - 8/28/2014 9:25:25 AM
rates of inflation. With German consumer prices growing so slowly, however, countries in southern Europe must run super-low, or even negative, rates of inflation to restore competitiveness. That raises the risk of a deflationary spiral that threatens ...
German inflation stays at 0.8%, raising prospect of ECB action
The Irish Times - 8/28/2014 4:06:17 PM
Preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed consumer prices rose by 0.8 per cent in August, both on the measure harmonised to compare with other European Union countries and ... “Germany’s inflation rate was unchanged at 0.8 per cent ...
Eurozone inflation falls to 0.3%; unemployment stable at 11.5% - business live
theguardian.com - 8/29/2014 7:51:11 AM
Moreover, with inflation inching towards zero, the cushion against deflation is getting smaller and smaller. To be sure, based on current oil and food prices ... in July and the rate stayed at 11.5%. The trends at the country level were unchanged ...
State data points to German inflation pick-up in August
7 News Yahoo - 8/28/2014 10:44:10 AM
Data from three states showed inflation picking up, while consumer price pressures held steady in a fourth state. In North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state and a bellwether for the national rate, consumer prices rose by 1.1 percent in August ...
Markets inconclusive...Consumer focused reports due today
MYNorthwest.com - 8/29/2014 10:00:02 AM
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Inflation in the 18 countries that ... continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy. Data released today the inflation rate was unchanged from the previous month. The core price consumer index that excludes volatile ...
Inflation trajectory on its way down to be 6% in January 16: UBS
Economic Times - 8/28/2014 12:17:13 PM
According to official figure, the Wholesale Price Index based inflation was at 5.43 per cent in June, and 5.84 per cent in July last year. Meanwhile, retail inflation - based on Consumer Price ... "Cross country experience suggests that inflation targeting ...
Spanish consumer prices drop again in August: stats office
Business Recorder - 8/28/2014 9:11:06 AM
MADRID: Spanish consumer ... in prices reflects weak domestic demand in Spain, still struggling with a 24.5-percent jobless rate even as the economy slowly expands after emerging gingerly in mid-2013 from a double-dip recession. The latest inflation ...
Forex - EUR/USD holds steady after E.Z. inflation, unemployment data
investing.com - 8/29/2014 9:17:05 AM
Preliminary data showed that euro zone consumer price inflation ticked down to an annualized rate of 0.3% this month from 0.4% in ... Poroshenko said Russian troops have "de facto" entered his country. The United Nations Security Council was to hold ...
Japan Inflation Rate Stays Steady in July
forexfactory.com - 8/28/2014 11:22:56 PM
Japanese prices ... with the rate of inflation remaining steady, suggesting that the country's economic recovery trend remains intact despite the recent contraction in growth. Government data released Friday showed that the nationwide core consumer price ...
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.