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
OECD Global Inflation Rate Falls Further
The Wall Street Journal - 12/4/2013 4:40:47 AM
The annual rate of inflation across the world's largest economies ... The decline in inflation rates across developed countries will be of particular concern to central bankers, since many regard annual price rises of 2% as consistent with ...
Consumer spending rises, but inflation muted
wincountry.com - 12/6/2013 8:34:38 AM
That suggested a pick-up in consumer spending after notching its slowest pace in almost four years in the third quarter. However, inflation measures mostly retreated in October, which could worry some Fed officials. A price index for consumer ...
Inflation slows to 1.3% in October in OECD countries
Mint - 12/3/2013 1:10:12 PM
In the Group of 20, which also includes major developing countries, inflation dipped to 2.8% in October from 2.9% in September. However the rate of consumer prices rises continued to accelerate in China, edging up to 3.2% in October from 3.1% in September ...
Controlled Inflation Gives Philippines Some Breathing Room
Wall Street Journal - 12/5/2013 12:36:12 AM
After months of undershooting the central bank’s inflation target, Philippine consumer prices returned to the target range in November and are expected to continue rising as the economy absorbs the full impact of Typhoon Haiyan and the cost of ...
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Sees Japan Fail on 2% Inflation
Bloomberg - 12/4/2013 4:04:59 AM
The Bank of Japan’s unprecedented monetary easing will fail in its goal of spurring 2 percent inflation, according to Takahiro Mitani, president of the fund that manages the world’s largest pool ... Sarah McDonald at email@example.com
UPDATE 1-Brazil's annual inflation slows slightly in November
Reuters - 12/6/2013 6:25:47 AM
Consumer prices rise 5.77 pct in 12 months through November * Prices of rice and beans drop from October By Silvio Cascione SAO PAULO, Dec 6 (Reuters) - Brazil's annual inflation cooled slightly in November as food costs slowed, suggesting ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
Inflation Remains Low in Most Advanced Economies
Yahoo! Finance - 12/5/2013 3:02:22 PM
Harmonized Indexes of Consumer Prices are measures of consumer price inflation that have been standardized across multiple countries based on European Union definitions. A monthly report compiles HICP trends for 16 economies, alongside ...
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo! Finance - 9/6/2013 10:51:11 AM
A 10% increase in income compared to the prior year when prices are stable allows for a higher disposable income and higher savings rates ... Paying Jobs With Only High School Diploma If the countries that suffer from high inflation rates ...
Around the World, Inflation Is Falling to Levels Not Seen for Years
New York Times - 11/15/2013 11:54:19 PM
AMERICAN inflation, which has seemed to some conservative economists to be an impending threat ever since the Federal Reserve began to buy large quantities of government securities, appears to be falling to levels lower than any seen in recent ...
Inflation Slides in Developed World
The Wall Street Journal - 6/5/2013 1:35:45 AM
The annual rate of inflation across developed economies fell to ... Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on Tuesday showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, after rising by 1.6% in the ...
Egypt central bank unexpectedly cuts rates to boost economy
Reuters - 12/5/2013 7:34:22 PM
The economy has yet to recover from the popular uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak in 2011. Gross domestic product grew just 2.1 percent in the year to June 30, too slow to make an impact on youth unemployment, estimated at over 20 percent.
Money, Inflation, and Rising World Commodity Prices
cato.org - 2/27/2011 11:56:50 PM
Unfortunately for defenders of current Fed policy, inflation is accelerating around the world ... higher interest rates in those countries would attract more speculative capital, fueling asset bubbles, commodity prices, and eventually consumer price ...
The price is a blight
The Economist - 11/8/2013 1:15:23 AM
Almost five years after the Federal Reserve led the way with quantitative easing, inflation is well below the Fed’s 2% target (which relates to a somewhat broader measure of consumer prices than the better-known consumer-price index). In August this ...