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
Brazil's inflation seen easing to 7 percent in November
Reuters - 12/7/2016 7:24:51 AM
BRASILIA Brazil's annual inflation rate probably eased in November to the lowest level since late 2014, leaving the country's central bank comfortable to soon accelerate the pace of interest rate cuts, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices as ...
Egypt Urban Consumer Prices Rise Fastest in Eight Years
bloomberg.com - 12/8/2016 2:58:49 AM
Food and beverage prices climbed 21.5 percent in November Egypt’s urban consumer ... urban inflation accelerated to 19.4 percent, while monthly inflation climbed to 4.8 percent, according to the state-run statistics agency CAPMAS. The annual rate was ...
Nigeria’s Nov inflation rate to increase further to18.45% - FSDH
World Stage - 12/8/2016 8:49:34 AM
WorldStage Newsonline-- Ahead of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) expected release of the inflation rate for the month of November ... parallel market led to an increase in the prices of imported consumer goods in Nigeria between the two months ...
Egypt's urban consumer prices surge to 8-year high at 19.4%
africanews.com - 12/8/2016 12:52:57 PM
This after the central bank floated the Egyptian pound and the petroleum ministry hiked fuel prices last month. According to the country’s statistics agency, annual consumer price ... “The inflation rate will continue to rise in December and the ...
Egypt Inflation Hits Eight-Year Highs After Currency Float
newsweekme.com - 12/8/2016 5:32:08 PM
Annual urban consumer ... have pushed up prices sharply in the import-dependent country of more than 90 million. Economists said rising inflation would erode spending power, hit economic growth and prompt further hikes to interest rates, which are already ...
Armenia’s consumer price deflation eases further in November
intellinews.com - 12/8/2016 7:59:28 AM
As such, inflation has remained within the government's target of 2.5% to 5.5%. Over the past eight months, however, the consumer price index (CPI) has stayed in negative territory, prompting the central bank to ease monetary policy, cutting rates five ...
Inflation Is Not About Price Increases
Seeking Alpha - 12/8/2016 2:51:39 AM
Now to establish the definition of inflation, we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. The Essence of Inflation Historically, inflation originated when a country ... rate of increase in the prices ...
India’s gains from lower oil prices at risk
Live Mint - 12/7/2016 7:20:41 PM
Oil prices touched a 16-month high on Monday and have gone up by about 15% since 29 November. Prices spiked after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ... prices reduces inflation based on Wholesale Price Index and Consumer Price Index ...
Venezuela unveils new bills amid wild inflation
Salt Lake Tribune - 12/7/2016 9:29:32 PM
Central Bank President Nelson Merentes said Tuesday the new higher-denomination bills would make commercial transactions easier in the country with the world's highest inflation ... which tracks the black market rate by monitoring transactions with ...
World View: Venezuela’s Currency Becomes Worthless, as Zimbabwe Introduces New Currency
Breitbart News - 12/8/2016 2:47:29 PM
After a 180% inflation rate ... country’s only major source of revenue. The charismatic leader Hugo Chávez wasted the oil revenue on pet projects, on buying votes, and on supporting Cuba’s failing economy. Today, Hugo Chávez is dead and oil prices ...
Pound Rate Not True Value, El-Sisi Says as Egypt Prices Spike
Bloomberg - 12/8/2016 7:09:21 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Egypt’s president said the pound’s current exchange rate doesn’t reflect its true value and it would take a “few months” for a balance to be achieved in the markets, as the nation’s urban inflation rate rose to its highest level ...
Inflation down, but oil & rupee could be spoilers
m.moneycontrol.com - 12/7/2016 11:56:52 AM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday retained its March-end retail inflation forecast of 5 percent, but high oil prices and rising ... that it would raise interest rates aided by strong revival signs in the world’s largest economy.
A Message for Janet Yellen: Inflation is Not About Price Increases
Economic Collapse News - 12/7/2016 3:31:37 PM
Now to establish the definition of inflation we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. Historically, inflation originated when a country ... Hence, the rate of increase in the prices of goods ...
India central bank unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged as cash crunch roils economy
investing.com - 12/7/2016 5:37:29 AM
Although consumer inflation eased in October to 4.20 percent, the slowest pace in 14 months, prices in India have ... into emerging market countries, especially as the U.S. Federal Reserve gears up to raise interest rates next week. The benchmark 10 ...
UPDATE 1-India cbank unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged as cash crunch roils economy
kitco.com - 12/7/2016 4:18:45 AM
MUMBAI, Dec 7 (Reuters) - India's central bank unexpectedly kept its policy repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent on Wednesday, despite calls for action as an intense cash shortage threatens to slam the brakes on the world's fastest growing large economy.