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
Inflation is still below targets in most CEE countries
Forex Street - 2/20/2017 8:33:24 AM
In light of the actual January data and the new weights, we revised our annual CPI inflation rate forecast by 0.2ppt to 2.5% for 2017. We continue to see upside risks stemming from the fast-paced wage growth; the translation into higher consumer prices may ...
U.K. Inflation And The Oil Price
Seeking Alpha - 2/22/2017 4:20:29 AM
It has been much higher for most of the last decade, and yet the Bank of England has kept interest rates at historic lows. But consumer price inflation - the prices ... effect in oil-dependent developed countries, which showed itself as stagnant output ...
Gold Gets A Shot In The Arm From Inflation And China
Forbes - 2/21/2017 7:02:08 PM
Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline, rent and health care costs, consumer ... the world’s top two consumers of gold, and both countries ...
Curacao: Consumer prices in December – Prices 0.2 percent higher compared to November; Inflation in 2016 was 0.0 percent
Entorno Inteligente - 2/22/2017 4:02:00 PM
In concrete terms, the inflation rate of 0.0 percent on the island in 2016 as a whole, on average for the country Curaçao, consumer prices, cost of living and purchasing power remained stable in 2016 compared to the year before.
Euro zone January inflation confirmed at 1.8 percent year-on-year
The Fiscal Times - 2/22/2017 10:32:43 AM
On a monthly basis, consumer prices in the 19-country currency bloc went down by 0.8 percent ... an indicator closely watched by the European Central Bank, the annual inflation rate in January was 0.9 percent, confirming Eurostat's earlier estimate ...
Fuel price rises send inflation up to 1.8% - the highest level since June 2014
Sky News HD - 2/14/2017 9:52:05 AM
Inflation has climbed to its highest level since June 2014 as motorists face higher fuel bills and the supermarket price war grinds to a halt. The Consumer Prices Index ... but the figure marked the smallest rate of deflation in the sector since July ...
Will high inflation return in 2017?
www.vietnambreakingnews.com - 2/20/2017 10:06:27 AM
VietNamNet Bridge – The government successfully reined in the inflation rate ... the world’s leading oil exporters try to cut output to stabilize the prices), and MOF raises the environment tax. SBV is closely watching the performance of the consumer ...
Note ban pulls prices down; Jan retail inflation at 3.17%
Times of India - 2/20/2017 3:14:15 PM
In its policy last week, RBI retained the benchmark interest rate and changed ... worry since wage- price negotiations based on a sticky core can potentially lift overall inflation," Crisil Research said. The consumer demand in the country has taken ...
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 ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
While it may not be the best measure of the inflation rate, the consumer price index is tied to ... in other parts of the world it is a major issue. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's currency is spiraling downward.
Money Briefs: Malaysia's inflation rate at 11-month high of 3.2%
The Straits Times - 2/22/2017 9:02:38 PM
Malaysia's inflation rate at 11-month high of 3.2% KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's consumer price index rose 3.2 per cent last month ... in new funds to compete with rivals in the country's hotly contested online entertainment sector. The investment is in ...
RBI paused on rates in Feb on fears remonetisation will fan inflation
Hindustan Times - 2/22/2017 3:04:44 PM
The potential threat of rising prices ... countries. However, their future policy direction indicates rapid strengthening of the rates.” Delhi School of Economics director Pami Dua noted that while the transitory effects of demonetisation on inflation ...
OPEC cuts, weak freight rates help traders profit on Asia crude routes
Reuters - 2/22/2017 4:27:38 AM
the world's biggest and fastest growing consumer, data extracted from Thomson Reuters Oil Research and Forecasts shows. The unusual movements follow the decision late last year by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other ...
Foodstuffs, non-alcoholic beverages rise Rwanda’s inflation by 2.9 per cent
exchange.co.tz - 2/16/2017 9:28:15 AM
The National Institute of statistics in Rwanda (NISR) consumer price index monthly report indicates that the inflation rate in the country has increased by 2.9 per cent. Last year, in 2016, the inflation rate stood at 4.5 per cent, which was recorded in ...
Growth versus inflation
orfonline.org - 2/21/2017 12:06:57 PM
Yet the RBI kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent in its recent Monetary Policy review (February 8, 2017). Even when the WPI and CPI have been showing record lows and the retail price inflation dropped ... state of the world economy in which crude ...