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
How The Internet Economy Killed Inflation
Forbes - 9/28/2016 9:45:08 AM
Despite its best efforts, the Federal Reserve has been unable to push the economy to its targeted 2% annual inflation rate. For four years now inflation ... the end of the “Great Inflation,” increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) have been ...
Bank of Japan Tries Another Way to Spur Inflation
The Wall Street Journal - 9/25/2016 11:53:23 PM
Japan’s central bank has accepted defeat on its fundamental strategy: influencing consumer ... inflation rate,” Mr. Kuroda said Monday in a speech in Osaka, adding that this psychology “plays a considerably larger role in Japan than in other ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
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.
Brazil Sees Inflation on Target for First Time Since 2009 (1)
Bloomberg - 9/28/2016 3:25:45 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Inflation in Brazil will hit the official target next year for the first time since 2009, and conditions for an easing of monetary policy are improving, the country’s central bank said on Tuesday. Swap rates fell. "Price development shows ...
Pressure mounts on BoG to cut rates
Ghana Web - 9/28/2016 9:37:59 AM
Ghana’s headline inflation is likely to slow further downwards raising prospects of a series of interest rate cuts as the government moves to spur growth. The country’s headline ... The rise in consumer prices was mainly due to higher cost of housing ...
Pound New Zealand Dollar Exchange Rate Climbs As RBNZ Is Urged To Devalue NZ Currency
Exchange Rates - 9/28/2016 7:10:39 PM
With relatively high interest rates apparently holding back efforts to increase inflation in the country, both bank-based and independent ... New Zealand’s economy is faring – the Global Dairy Trade price index. Previously, a rise of 1.7% in prices ...
Interest rates unchanged, but a lot to think about
cnbcafrica.com - 9/26/2016 2:33:51 PM
With the aim of ending Japan’s chronic deflation, Governor Kuroda launched the world’s most ... probably result in rates falling slowly. It also sees above-inflation wage increases as a source of upward pressure on consumer prices, while also resulting ...
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 ...
IMF issues inflation warning to world's central banks
Canal CNC Arauca - 9/28/2016 12:22:37 PM
The IMF said there are some signs of that problem: central banks in advanced countries are now "increasingly perceived" to lack much policy scope to reverse disinflation. This would be the lowest growth rate since the onset of the global economic crisis.
Kuwait- MoCI panel okays hike of 75 consumable items - Fuel price increase will result in high rate of inflation: Al-Shaibani
MENAFN - 9/28/2016 12:22:37 PM
He stated the step is in line with the decision of the Union of Consumer Cooperative Societies regarding ... He insisted that the increase in fuel prices will result in high rate of inflation, indicating that citizens regard the economic reform document ...
Consumer price inflation turns upwards in August
eiu.com - 9/3/2015 11:55:24 PM
The consumer ... prices of imported goods—and high food prices linked to a poor harvest. Despite further bouts of lira weakness, the annual inflation rate subsequently settled back to undulate at 7‑8%, assisted by the positive impact of lower global ...
Is India’s Consumer Price Inflation Indicating a Rate Cut?
Market Realist - 4/5/2016 1:10:53 AM
The Reserve Bank of India’s (or RBI) primary gauge of measuring inflation is the consumer price inflation (or CPI ... in the RBI not aggressively reducing interest rates. Also, the fiscal state of the country has been an important aspect for the ...
Morocco maintains rate, sees 2016 inflation of 1.6%
CountingPips - 9/27/2016 4:55:49 PM
The Board noted that inflation, measured by the change in the consumer price index, was down from 1.9 percent ... generally lower than in partner and competitor countries, the real effective exchange rate fell 0.78 percent. For the full year 2016, it ...
Egypt Inflation Expected to Remain High As Pound Devaluation Looms - Moody's
AllAfrica - 9/28/2016 5:23:16 PM
The annual consumer inflation rate jumped to 16.4 percent in August ... and is expected to be almost double this amount as the country negotiates a lump of loans from the World Bank and the African Development Bank to secure funding for the upcoming ...