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
Malaysia sees highest inflation rate in eight years
www.talkvietnam.com - 3/26/2017 11:06:21 AM
Kuala Lumpur (VNA) – Malaysia’s consumer price index in February rose 4.5 percent year-on-year, the highest in more than eight years. Meanwhile, previous forecast in a Bloomberg survey stated that inflation rate of the country would stand from 3.9 ...
Inquirer Opinion - 3/21/2017 4:05:46 PM
We have certainly come a long way in stabilizing consumer prices, and those of us who complain of price increases now may not realize how good the situation actually is. When the Philippine Statistics Authority reports the inflation rate each month ...
Nigeria's inflation rate falls but food prices still high
nigerianeye.com - 3/14/2017 11:20:35 AM
For the first time since 2015, consumer price index (CPI), which measures inflation in the economy, fell, signalling a recovery in the Nigerian economy. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the inflation rate dropped from 18.72 percent in ...
Annual pace of inflation lowers in Feb, declining food prices soften impact
customstoday.com.pk - 3/25/2017 12:40:35 PM
OTTAWA: The annual pace of inflation in Canada ticked lower in February as higher prices for gasoline were offset in part by declining costs for fresh fruit and vegetables. Statistics Canada said Friday the consumer ... the rest of the world inflation ...
China's exports do not include inflation
asia.nikkei.com - 3/21/2017 3:26:59 AM
The price of ... with other countries' clothing prices. That would tell economists that there could be a common factor (China) determining the inflation rate. In fact, there is no relationship between clothing prices elsewhere in the world and clothing ...
Brazil's inflation likely eases to 4.7 percent in mid-March
Reuters - 3/20/2017 1:29:28 PM
Consumer ... prices, considered to be more sensitive to monetary policy and economic activity than industrial goods, probably slowed to the lowest rate since 2008. Brazil's sudden inflation slowdown highlights the unprecedented severity of the country's ...
BSP keeps 3% benchmark rate on manageable inflation outlook
BusinessMirror. - 3/23/2017 1:11:36 PM
The monetary authority, however, slightly cut its inflation forecast for the year, despite rising consumer prices in recent months. The BSP decided to maintain the interest rate on its overnight ... said a cut in the country’s reserve requirement ratio ...
Japan's Inflation Is Due This Week And Likely To Be Much Of The Same, Not Much At All
Seeking Alpha - 3/28/2017 4:58:54 AM
Recent inflation worldwide will not have any immediate effect on Japan's inflation. Bank of Japan will have to continue QE for much longer. This week, we get inflation numbers out of Japan. Mostly, the entire world has seen jumps in their inflation numbers.
Sterling rises as investors eye UK inflation data
Times of India - 3/21/2017 2:54:11 PM
Graphic: World FX rates in 2017 http ... awaited data expected to show continued rising prices in Britain as the country readies to kick off divorce talks with the European Union next week. Strong consumer spending was behind the British economy's ...
Colombia cenbank seen cutting rates by 25 bp as inflation falls
CNBC - 3/24/2017 10:28:45 PM
given the significant easing of inflation. Despite the decrease, consumer price expectations are still above the long-term target of 2 percent to 4 percent, and a decision to lower the rate is unlikely to be unanimous. Consumer prices rose 1.01 percent in ...
No signs European inflation overshoot is durable says top European Central Bank (ECB) economist
CITY A.M. - 3/27/2017 2:36:55 AM
Peter Praet, one of the most influential members of the ECB’s rate-setting ... The rise in inflation across the Eurozone has prompted criticism from economists in countries experiencing faster price rises, with consumer price inflation in Germany rising ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... 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. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Rates maintained but inflation rate forecasts trimmed
BusinessWorld Online - 3/25/2017 2:10:40 AM
As expected, the Monetary Board left policy settings at 3.5% for the overnight lending rate, three percent ... upside pressures on general consumer prices. Mr. Guinigundo said the central bank now expects 2017 inflation to average 3.4%, a tad slower ...
Currencies for energy-producing countries knocked down by oil price slump
Calgary Herald - 3/22/2017 6:31:55 AM
With inflation declining at the same ... The Bank of Canada said a pick-up in consumer prices is fleeting, as it focused on “subdued” wage growth in its March 1 decision to leave rates unchanged at 0.5 percent. Norges Bank echoed the sentiment last ...