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
Denver matches San Francisco for highest inflation rate in 2014
Denver Post - 2/27/2015 6:59:58 AM
The Denver-Boulder-Greeley area tied the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose region and Houston for the biggest jump in consumer inflation among the country's large metro areas ... The Consumer Price Index for Denver-Boulder-Greeley rose 2.8 percent last ...
Japan's inflation rate falls in January on lower oil costs, manufacturing, retail sales weaken
FOX News - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
TOKYO – Japan's core inflation rate ... world's third-largest economy. Core inflation, excluding volatile food prices, was 2.2 percent, compared with 2.5 percent the month before and the lowest in 10 months. Excluding energy costs and food, the consumer ...
Qatar inflation rate jumps 2.7% in 2014, 3rd highest in GCC
customstoday.com.pk - 2/26/2015 4:16:31 AM
DOHA: inflation rates across the GCC region ... compared to the GCC countries, by 0.08 percent. On a monthly basis when comparing the December figures to the November figures, the general consumer price index registered an increase of 0.97 percent in ...
Japan inflation lowest since war on falling prices began
Yahoo News - 2/27/2015 2:56:36 AM
Japan's inflation rate ... by weak consumer spending and falling energy prices -- challenge Bank of Japan chief Haruhiko Kuroda's claim that inflation is on an uptrend. They may also aggravate doubts over Tokyo's wider bid to kickstart the world's number ...
Japan economic data signal slow recovery despite boost from lower oil prices
US News and World Report - 2/27/2015 8:47:21 AM
Weak retail sales and a cooling of already slow inflation underscored the fragility of the recovery of the world's third ... and food, the consumer price index rose 2.1 percent, level with the previous two months. The inflation rate is overstated by ...
U.S. Home Prices Grew at Twice Rate of Inflation in 2014
worldpropertyjournal.com - 2/25/2015 8:13:56 AM
According to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices released this week for December 2014, the U.S. housing industry enjoyed a slight uptick in home prices across the country ... rate, continued low interest rates and positive consumer confidence.
Zimbabwe: Zim's Slackening Inflation - Deflation or Disinflation?
AllAfrica - 2/27/2015 5:12:36 AM
YEAR on year inflation for January as measured by the all items Consumer ... that the country's inflation developments were expected to remain under the influence of changes in oil and food prices as well as the Rand/US dollar exchange rate.
Venezuela, Argentina Among World's Most Miserable Countries
The Latin Post - 2/11/2015 3:11:24 PM
The 2014 World Misery Index placed Venezuela at the top of the list for the most miserable countries to live in due to its consumer prices. The Index ranked 108 rates based on "misery" by calculating inflation, unemployment and lending rates and increased ...
GCC records inflation rates of more than 3pc in 2014
Trade Arabia - 2/25/2015 4:24:52 AM
The inflation rates across the GCC region ranged between 3.1 per cent and 0.8 per cent last year, according to the latest reports by the Statistical Centre for the Co-operation Council for the Arab Countries ... the general consumer price index registered ...
Bahrain records annual inflation rate of 2.5pc
Gulf Daily News - 2/25/2015 2:30:20 AM
The inflation rates across the GCC region ranged between 3.1pc and 0.8pc last year, according to the latest reports by the Statistical Centre for the Co-operation Council for the Arab Countries ... the general consumer price index registered an increase ...
SA inflation predicted to drop
Iafrica - 2/25/2015 3:56:14 AM
The National Treasury has projected the consumer ... exchange rate led to the initial rise. But strong global and domestic harvests and the recent sharp fall in world oil prices eased pressures during the second half of 2014. "The inflation-targeting ...
India Budget 2015-16: Oil price crash may offer comfort to Jaitley
Commodity Online - 2/27/2015 8:33:02 AM
“The oil price fall has definitely been a boon to EMDE, especially countries like India which are energy import dependent. It acts like a fiscal stimulus and world consumption ... prices will reduce Consumer Price Index-based inflation by around 20 ...
World Bank rises Rwanda growth rates, up to 7.5%
News of Rwanda - 2/25/2015 3:52:03 PM
“Falling oil prices ... inflation but also to a more stable exchange rate, an improved balance of payments, and smaller electricity subsidies. Moreover, economic stability in turn increases policy flexibility,” said Carolyn Turk, the World Bank’s ...
Japan’s Output Jumps While Retail Sales Sag, Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 2/27/2015 3:10:55 AM
The drop in the exchange rate is also increasing costs ... stimulus by the end of October. Even with consumer price gains slowing, the cost of living is still outpacing pay gains. Wages adjusted for inflation fell 1.7 percent in December from a year ...
Oil price and inflation data drives Wall Street retreat
7 News Yahoo - 2/26/2015 11:21:51 PM
On the data front, US headline inflation figures disappointed overnight. The official data revealed the first fall in US consumer prices since 2009 ... Federal Reserve discussing a raise in interest rates. Across the Atlantic, markets rose sharply helped ...