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
Inflation stalls in Japan due to plunging oil prices
malaysiasun.com - 3/28/2015 4:09:34 AM
The Bank of Japan has pledged to achieve a 2 percent target inflation rate and promised to double the country's monetary base with aggressive stimulus measures 80 trillion yen a year • The government said Friday the core consumer-price index hit 0 ...
Japan inflation stalls in February
The Peninsula - 3/28/2015 10:31:57 PM
Tokyo: Japanese inflation stalled in February with a key measure of prices ... plunge in oil rates and tepid consumer spending. The dismal figures come after Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda acknowledged this month that dragging the country out of ...
Iceland's consumer prices up 1.02 percent
MENAFN - 3/28/2015 10:43:17 AM
Iceland's consumer price index (CPI) increased by 1.02 percent to mid-March compared to a month earlier, Xinhua reported. Over the last three months, the CPI has increased by 1.0 percent, equivalent to an annual inflation rate of 3.9 percent, data revealed ...
Japan’s Zero Inflation a Setback for Abenomics
Wall Street Journal - 3/25/2015 11:54:15 PM
TOKYO—The core gauge of Japanese consumer prices was flat from a year earlier in ... tool for injecting money into the economy, with interest rates already at zero—and a concrete inflation target that had been shunned by his predecessors.
Japan nears deflation as consumer prices stop rising
Citi FM Online - 3/28/2015 11:19:04 AM
Annual core consumer inflation in Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, stopped rising for the first time in nearly two years in February. The core consumer price index (CPI ... The unemployment rate, however, fell to 3.5% in the same time period ...
Crude shock: Deeper crisis in Yemen could mean your loan rates won't fall as expected
Firstpost - 3/28/2015 10:36:07 AM
Yemen isn’t an oil producer but it is a strategic supply route for oil imports for many countries ... factor in delayed rate cuts from the RBI and banks would limit their lending rate cuts to small margins. The consumer price inflation (new series ...
US economy grew at unchanged 2.2 percent rate in Q4 (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 3/27/2015 4:56:42 PM
The economy had surged at a 5 percent rate in the third quarter. In the final look at fourth quarter GDP, consumer spending was more ... The report also showed that inflation was well under control. A price measure tied to GDP rose just 0.1 percent ...
BOJ Kuroda: No Sign of 'Currency War' Brewing in World
News Max - 3/20/2015 12:04:21 PM
"I really don't see any sort of currency war developing in the world ... country that has been mired in deflation for the past decade-and-a-half. But core consumer inflation slowed to 0.2 percent in January due largely to the pressure from falling oil ...
Pakistan Cuts Key Rate to Lowest in 13 Years as Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 3/21/2015 3:37:55 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Pakistan cut its benchmark interest rate to the lowest in almost 13 years as a decline in global oil prices helped slow inflation ... the World Economic Forum in Davos in January as fuel shortages left motorists stranded across the country.
Forex Market: EUR/CHF trading forecast for Monday
binarytribune.com - 3/29/2015 9:30:31 AM
If so, this would be the ninth straight month of negative harmonized inflation. The final value of the consumer confidence indexConsumer Confidence Index. A monthly survey conducted by TNS - the ... picture of the price change in the country, while ...
US jobs to add heat to Fed lift-off debate
Zee News - 3/29/2015 10:13:28 AM
Yellen said a significant pickup in core inflation was not a precondition for the Fed to pull the trigger on rates. Nevertheless, inflation remains stubbornly low, although consumer prices did rebound ... labour dispute at the country`s busy West Coast ...
UK inflation at zero for the first time on record
Times of Malta - 3/28/2015 11:57:51 PM
UK inflation in February fell to zero for the first time on record, mainly due to a sharp fall in the prices of fuel and food. According to the Office for National Statistics, consumer prices ... business activity in the 19-country euro bloc in March ...
Brazil's central bank forecasts economy will contract 0.5% and inflation climb to 7.9%
MercoPress - 3/27/2015 8:21:18 AM
The bank's president Tombini said before the Senate that the inflation rate should be much lower in April than ... when it shrank 0.33% amid the global recession. Consumer prices in February rose 7.7% relative to the same month of 2014, the biggest jump ...
China central bank governor calls for vigilance on deflation
egyptindependent.com - 3/29/2015 10:42:06 AM
He pointed to comments made last year when he said the country's deposit rates were ... a broader commodity price rout which has pushed down inflation in all the major industrial economies. China is particularly susceptible as the world's largest net ...
Dr. Bawumia, the GSS, and Food Inflation: the MOFA connection
Ghana Web - 3/26/2015 11:53:04 PM
Furthermore, GSS collects prices from fixed outlets in 42 selected market centres across the country ... for example, inflation in the price of yam, the number of items in the food basket and weights should not matter. In fact, since the consumer price ...