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
The UK Has Had Consumer Price Deflation For 3 Years Now: Thus Wages Are Getting Better
Forbes - 5/4/2016 5:37:08 AM
And interesting little point being noted in the British papers today: consumer prices have been ... that general inflation rate, and structural changes as shown by this different with shop price inflation: Its chief executive, Helen Dickinson, said of ...
Global consumer lending: size, segmentation and forecast for the worldwide market
CPI Financial - 5/4/2016 5:44:18 AM
Moreover, in 2015, the worldwide market value broke down between $32.9 trillion (77.9 per cent of the total) in residential mortgage balances (the largest single segment of the global ... inflation rates. “Worldwide, we expect non-mortgage consumer ...
EU forecasts modest growth amid global uncertainty
THE PREFACE - 5/3/2016 11:00:27 AM
The report highlighted increased global economic turmoil and the influx of migrants into the country as downward risks. Meanwhile, the Commission said that euro zone consumer prices are also ... In April, the annual inflation rate in the euro area was ...
Federal Reserve Should Focus on Inflation
News Max - 4/21/2016 10:03:06 AM
If that keeps up, overall consumer prices will rise at more than the Fed’s target of 2 percent a year and inflation could easily spring out of control. The best antidote is for the Fed to gradually raise interest rates ... countries but it has been ...
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
European Union sees weaker eurozone growth, inflation subdued
Tri-County Sun Times - 5/4/2016 11:27:54 AM
After consumer prices ... low interest rates. "We have much more to do to tackle inequality", said Pierre Moscovici, EU commissioner for economic and financial affairs, taxation and customs. The gross domestic product (GDP) of the 19-country currency ...
Global headwinds hinder US
CN Cemnet - 5/4/2016 10:37:47 AM
There is plenty of reason for optimism in the United States as its economy is making progress, underpinned by sound job creation, low inflation and healthy consumer sentiment. However, it is not immune from the wider global forces, and weak oil prices will ...
A possible cure for Japan’s low inflation
The Economic Times - 5/3/2016 11:24:54 PM
Japan’s central bank has long been battling an ailment that now afflicts much of the developed world ... an inflation target of 2% in March 2013. Since then, it has made some progress: The consumer price index has risen at an average annual rate of ...
Reserve Bank of Australia cuts cash rate to fight deflation
Sydney Morning Herald - 5/4/2016 12:25:10 PM
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday cut the cash rate ... consumer price index, due mainly to falling oil prices and aggressive retailer discounting, was the first such quarterly contraction in seven years. Illustration: Ron Tandberg. Moderate ...
Ethiopia inflation dips to 7.4 percent in April
en.starafrica.com - 5/3/2016 6:45:44 PM
The month-on-month general consumer price index (CPI) for April 2016 showed a decline of 1.5 percent as compared to the preceding month. The monthly inflation rate measures the price change between the two latest months.
Australia Cuts Interest Rates to Record Low
Investopedia - 5/3/2016 4:22:34 PM
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) cut interest rates Tuesday ... elsewhere in the world, point to a lower outlook for inflation than previously forecast.” (See also: Australian CPI Falls to Record Low in Q1 2016.) Despite consumer prices falling ...
Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.75 percent
Senegal Actu - 5/4/2016 3:42:36 AM
With a target inflation rate of between 2-3 per cent, concerns about a lack of growth in the Australian economy spurred by the low Consumer Price Index readings appear ... options in the face of deteriorating global conditions. The Reserve Bank of ...
Fed waiting for inflation to rise before lifting rates
Laurel Leader-Call - 5/3/2016 4:58:22 PM
Instead, the committee only said that it continues to "closely monitor inflation indicators and global ... oil prices". But neither did it say anything in its statement to prepare investors for such action. Investors now put the chances of a June rate ...
Gold Prices Still Up as Fed Leaves Interest Rates Unchanged
SB News Online - 5/3/2016 3:39:37 PM
Once again, the US Federal Reserve has left interest rates unchanged, and gold prices have continued ... the central bank said that "global economic and financial developments continue to pose risks". Noting a recent pick-up in inflation, the Fed expressed ...
BI aims to tackle burdensome inflation
The Jakarta Post - 4/26/2016 6:51:03 AM
Although the rate had fallen to around 3.35 percent by last year, it is still higher than neighboring countries such as Malaysia ... and medium enterprises for their inflation management programs. Higher consumer prices can indicate economic expansion ...