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
German inflation picks up more than forecast in July
Business Recorder - 7/28/2016 2:11:57 PM
German annual inflation data, published by the Federal Statistics Office on Thursday, showed consumer prices -- harmonised to compare with other European countries (HICP ... "We see it cutting its deposit rate further into negative territory and ...
German inflation remains weak despite rise in July, state data suggest
Reuters - 7/28/2016 11:41:37 AM
The German data is a further sign that the ECB may beef up its monetary stimulus and cut its deposit rate ... zone countries, will feed into nationwide inflation data due at 1200 GMT. The state data suggested that German EU-harmonized consumer prices ...
German Inflation Exceeds Forecasts as Draghi Eyes Brexit Clues
nanonews.org - 7/28/2016 7:05:26 PM
Looking at the past four months, there has been a significant change with the inflation rate rising to 0.4% from ... Office on Thursday, showed consumer prices – harmonised to compare with other European countries (HICP) – rose by 0.4 percent after ...
DHFL to raise Rs 4,000 crore from bonds linked to inflation
Economic Times - 7/28/2016 11:51:46 PM
The mortgage lender is set to raise Rs 4,000 crore through a retail bond sale, which for the first time will also offer interest rates linked to consumer price-based inflation. "We are selling the country's largest public issue in the housing finance ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Inflation Levels in Australia Exhibit a Sluggish Increase
Market Realist - 7/28/2016 9:04:08 AM
On a quarterly basis, consumer prices ... Country Asia ex Japan (AAXJ) rose by 0.19% at 3:00 PM EST on July 27. The RBA’s (Reserve Bank of Australia) targeted level for inflation is 2%–3% to stoke sustainable growth in the economy. The interest rates ...
Jaitley hits back at Rahul, says NDA brought down inflation
The Hindu - 7/28/2016 6:43:57 PM
Good monsoon helps economy and with good monsoon this year, I expect that the prices of will come down,” Mr. Jaitley said. He said the UPA had left the economy in a dire state, with Consumer ... down inflation and for 18 straight months, the country ...
German inflation exceeds market expectations, settles nears central bank’s target
econotimes.com - 7/28/2016 12:53:12 PM
Germany’s consumer price inflation during the month of July exceeded market expectations, a positive signal that the country’s consumer prices are nearing the central bank’s targeted rate of price growth in the 19-area currency bloc. The consumer ...
GST: Lessons from countries that have implemented the Goods and Services Tax
Financial Express - 7/28/2016 5:29:23 AM
As the proponents work towards building a better tax world ... GST countries lies in the statistic that GST will be inflationary, especially if the effective tax rate is higher than what prevailed before. For instance, Singapore saw a spike in inflation ...
Markets predict decades of inflation frustration
Reuters - 7/15/2016 10:02:30 AM
which dealt a fresh blow to a stuttering global economy. The last century has been punctuated by pockets of low or declining consumer prices, but even those warning of the depressing effects on inflation of shifts like slowing birth rates may be ...
Canada's annual inflation rate 1.5% in June as food prices cool down
Times Colonist - 7/22/2016 5:29:21 AM
OTTAWA - Canada's annual inflation rate held steady last month at a modest 1.5 per cent amid a welcomed cool-off in sizzling supermarket prices. This headline-inflation number in Statistics Canada's latest consumer ... at the country's grocery stores ...
No inflation disaster news from the West's best economy!
Switzer Daily - 7/28/2016 11:44:36 PM
Mind you, inflation is low but it’s not deflation. The Consumer Price Index (CPI ... official interest rates, not negative like many western economies, and our government to debt GDP is one of the lowest in the western world, so a rate cut could ...
Inflation Targeting: Is India Adopting A Flawed Paradigm?
swarajyamag.com - 7/27/2016 10:24:04 AM
Third, the need to take insurance against the global economic collapse in 2008 meant that the RBI had to drop rates amidst still-high consumer price ... above which inflation hurts growth. Economics literature is inconclusive. A cross country study by ...
Annual inflation increased 1.5% in June amid low fuel prices: Statistics Canada
News1130 - 7/22/2016 7:16:43 AM
OTTAWA – The country’s annual inflation rate rang in at 1.5 per cent last month — with lower fuel prices helping to offset higher consumer costs for cars, electricity and air travel, Statistics Canada said Friday. Shelter and household items ...