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
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/3/2013 5:35:03 PM
The annual rate of inflation across the world's largest economies fell for a third straight month in October, a development that suggests central banks may have to provide more stimulus, or at least not withdraw existing stimulus, to avert the ...
Controlled Inflation Gives Philippines Some Breathing Room
Wall Street Journal - 12/5/2013 12:36:12 AM
Areas of Visayas, as the country’s central regions are known, are major producers of rice, sugar, fish and seafood—all major components of the basket of goods that make up the consumer price ... of rate cuts last year. Even if inflation ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 4:04:59 AM
The Bank of Japan’s unprecedented monetary easing will fail in its goal of spurring 2 percent inflation, according to Takahiro Mitani, president of the fund that manages the world’s largest pool of pension ... 6.1 percent, while local ...
Low inflation, high prices
arka.am - 12/4/2013 10:41:41 PM
The table shows that sugar price leapt 40.9% in October 2011, compared with the same month a year before, butter price jumped 22.24%, cheese and vegetable prices climbed 19.6% and 19.2% respectively and beef and ... chairman of the Association of Armenia ...
Inflation slows to 1.3% in October in OECD countries
origin-www.livemint.com - 12/3/2013 1:38:50 PM
In the Group of 20, which also includes major developing countries, inflation dipped to 2.8% in October from 2.9% in September. However the rate of consumer prices rises continued to accelerate in China, edging up to 3.2% in October from 3.1% in September ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
Inflation in focus at ECB meeting
MSN Philippines News - 12/5/2013 4:18:07 AM
The European Central Bank will withhold new policy measures at its final meeting of the year Thursday after a surprise quarter-point rate cut last month, analysts said. But the financial markets will be keeping a close eye on the ECB's latest growth and ...
Roundup: S. Korea's consumer price inflation stays below 1 percent for 3 months
GlobalPost - 12/2/2013 5:11:47 AM
SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- South Korea's consumer price inflation stayed below 1 percent for the third ... The won/dollar exchange rate fell to 1,056.4 won on Nov. 19, nearing to this year's low of 1,054.3 won. The won surged to the highest ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/6/2013 10:51:11 AM
A 10% increase in income compared to the prior year when prices are stable allows for a higher disposable income and higher savings rates ... Paying Jobs With Only High School Diploma If the countries that suffer from high inflation rates ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
AMERICAN inflation, which has seemed to some conservative economists to be an impending threat ever since the Federal Reserve began to buy large quantities of government securities, appears to be falling to levels lower than any seen in recent ...
Inflation Slides in Developed World
The Wall Street Journal - 6/5/2013 1:35:45 AM
The annual rate of inflation across developed economies fell to ... Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Tuesday showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, after rising by 1.6% in the ...
Euro-zone producer prices fall at faster rate
MarketWatch - 12/3/2013 9:42:37 AM
Figures released last week by Eurostat showed consumer prices rose by 0.9% in the 12 months to November, an increase in the annual rate of inflation from 0.7% in October. But the accelerating rate of decline in prices at the factory gates ...
High inflation to hit investment
DAWN Group - 12/4/2013 2:46:15 AM
KARACHI, Dec 3: Unexpectedly high November inflation ... as high Consumer Price Index (CPI) would not help investment and savings in the country while negative real interest would force regulators to increase the policy interest rate, said ...
Money, Inflation, and Rising World Commodity Prices
cato.org - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
Unfortunately for defenders of current Fed policy, inflation is accelerating around the world ... higher interest rates in those countries would attract more speculative capital, fueling asset bubbles, commodity prices, and eventually consumer price ...