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
Analysts predict inflation’ll remain below 9% in 2013
Punch - 5/22/2013 2:35:19 AM
Analysts at FSDH Merchant Bank Limited, in a report made available to our correspondent on Tuesday, said, “Our revised average inflation rate forecast for 2013 is 8.4 per cent ... the rise in inflation to “higher price levels of food products due ...
REUTERS SUMMIT-Rates and reserve requirement to tame Uruguay's inflation
Reuters - 5/21/2013 11:43:31 PM
Consumer prices in the small South American country rose 8.14 percent in the 12 months through April, far outside the country's official annual target range of 4 to 6 percent. "It is the main macroeconomic problem of Uruguay," Astori told the ...
2 Measures Of Inflation: New Update
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2013 5:05:38 AM
The annualized rate of change is calculated to two decimal places for more precision in the side-by-side comparison with the PCE Price Index. The BLS's Consumer Price Index for April, released last week, shows core inflation ... the real world we can ...
The U.K.’s Good Inflation/Bad Inflation Story
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2013 1:35:03 PM
U.K. house prices up, consumer price inflation down. What could be better? After all, the former is good inflation and the latter’s bad inflation. Right? Well, not really. Or at least, not in the U.K. right now. It merely sets up some ...
Economics for Everyone – Inflation: Impact on the Nation
India Infoline Ltd - 5/24/2013 2:11:28 AM
The RBI Governor recently admitted that inflation in India's food prices ... a particular week of day in one year as compared to its level in the same week or day the previous year. The other is what is called the annual average WPI rate, which is a ...
Central Bank Easing No Longer Causes Inflation...Or Does It?
Seeking Alpha - 5/24/2013 6:10:40 PM
Usually, interpretations of another artist's work are not easy to sell ... months. It is up 30% in the last 12 months, from 1295 on May 18, 2012, to a new record high above 1680 yesterday. In addition, investors have poured a net $1.1 trillion into bond ...
Canadian inflation rate falls to 0.4 per cent as gas prices tumble in April
Edmonton Journal - 5/17/2013 12:28:13 PM
OTTAWA - Canadian consumer prices rose at the slowest rate since October 2009 last month, as the annual inflation rate dipped six-tenths ... Target’s first quarter in Canada, as one of the country’s strongest retailers posted falling same-store sales ...
Global inflation slide stirs the bogeyman
zawya.com - 5/25/2013 6:27:58 AM
but the growth is elusive and the theory uncertain. Moreover, the Fed's faith in inflation expectations may be excessive. Opinions can change quickly - they did in 2010 - and if commodity prices fall further, consumers might just start to expect overall ...
IMF Urges Serbia to Hold Interest Rates Until Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 5/22/2013 8:07:35 PM
Serbia has limited room for monetary easing until inflation slows and the government should cut spending by at least two percentage points of economic output for more stability, the International Monetary Fund said. Policy makers may relax ...
Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 9:47:45 PM
Prices ... inflation in the last few years makes us question if it is too low to begin with. If they had anchored expectations at 2.5 or 3 percent, they would have had more room to adjust short-term rates to help the economy before entering the ...
Falling World Inflation No Cause for Celebration
Wall Street Journal - 5/15/2013 3:58:11 PM
Even Hungary, which seems to live permanently on the verge of a currency crisis, registered a mere 1.7% annual gain in its April consumer price index ... by falling inflation, central banks around the world are now cutting rates or buying ...
Vietnamese inflation lowest in eight months
Business Recorder - 5/24/2013 4:48:57 AM
HANOI: Vietnamese inflation slowed to its weakest pace in eight months in May, official data showed Friday, in the latest sign that the communist-run economy is cooling. Consumer prices rose ... in a report to the country's National Assembly.
Ghana producer price inflation falls to 10.2 pct in April
Yahoo! News - 5/22/2013 11:10:42 AM
representing a decrease by 0.4 percent points relative to the rate recorded in March," Nyarko told a news conference. Producer price inflation is an advance indicator of consumer price inflation, which the government wants in the single digits. In April ...
Saudi inflation up in April on high food prices
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 12:25:51 PM
This project will be Africa's largest wind farm by 2014. The country plans to ... (MENAFN) The Saudi Central Department for Statistic and Information (CDSI) announced the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation report for April, reported Arab News.
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy. The consumer price index rose ...