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
Oil Prices Poised to Hit Sweet Spot for Global Economy
The Wall Street Journal - 5/26/2016 7:44:21 PM
It is also a price low enough to boost economic growth in many countries ... U.S. and around the world who have seen inflation stuck below their targets for years. That could allow the Federal Reserve to slowly increase interest rates, while keeping ...
Bank Indonesia eyes benign inflation in May
The Jakarta Post - 5/27/2016 12:05:02 PM
Bank Indonesia ( BI ) expects consumer ... staple food prices, while yoy inflation stood at 3.6 percent, according to Central Statistics Agency ( BPS ) data. The government is preparing measures to maintain prices and keep the inflation rate in check ...
Japan National CPI: World’s Third Largest Economy Sinks Deeper into Deflation
economiccalendar.com - 5/27/2016 1:02:18 PM
Japan sunk deeper into deflation last month, creating fresh headaches for policymakers that have yet to solve the country’s decades-long battle with weak price growth. Japan’s national consumer ... The so-called core inflation rate fell 0.3% annually ...
Japan's consumer prices down for second straight month in April
Japan Today - 5/27/2016 6:28:36 AM
Japan’s core consumer ... revive the country’s fortunes with a mix of policies centred on central bank monetary easing, targeted government spending and deregulation. But his attempts to power inflation have been hit by falling energy prices, coupled ...
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
Retail Inflation To Remain Elevated: Report
NDTV - 5/27/2016 6:53:04 PM
According to the global financial services major Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofA-ML), the consumer price index-based inflation concerns are largely "overdone". "We are not too concerned about food inflation derailing another RBI rate cut as the recent ...
PHL inflation: ‘I will be back’
BusinessMirror. - 5/27/2016 2:28:12 PM
IN January 2015 the headline of a Fortune magazine article read, “The world’s biggest ... greatly from low oil prices is that our inflation rate is most dependent on oil prices—the lifeblood of all economies—than the other countries.
Japan consumer prices down 0.3% in April
Tri-County Sun Times - 5/27/2016 6:53:04 PM
"We're seeing downward pressure on inflation not only from energy but from food prices", said Yoshiki Shinke, chief economist at Dai-ichi Life Research Institute. However, "core" consumer ... policy during June's rate review. The country barely avoided ...
Japan's inflation falls for 2nd straight month
m.moneycontrol.com - 5/27/2016 2:39:32 AM
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in April from ... The BOJ stunned markets in January by adding negative interest rates to its massive asset-buying programme in a fresh effort to accelerate inflation to its 2 percent target.
Hong Kong Inflation Slows For Second Month
Realtime Business News - 5/23/2016 4:53:08 AM
The consumer price index rose 2.7 percent year-on-year following 2.9 percent climb in March. In February, inflation was 3 percent. The latest inflation rate was the lowest since ... given the soft import prices amid subdued global inflation, retreat ...
US consumer sentiment up in May to highest in nearly a year
The Miami Herald - 5/27/2016 11:14:56 AM
Consumer spending accounts for roughly 70 percent of U.S. economic activity. The economy slowed to a crawl in the first three months of this year, growing just 0.8 percent at an annual rate ... price increases than at any time since 2003. That means ...
Is It Time for the Fed to Raise Interest Rates?
Bloomberg - 5/27/2016 2:42:31 PM
45:46 - Japan’s consumer prices dropped for a second month as central bank Governor Haruhiko Kuroda struggles to spur inflation with record asset purchases and negative interest rates. Consumer prices excluding fresh food fell 0.3 percent in April from a ...
Japan headline inflation worsens on drop in energy, goods prices
econotimes.com - 5/27/2016 7:25:52 AM
Headline inflation fell further to -0.3 pct y/y, from -0.1 pct in March, on the back of a 12.6 pct y/y drop in energy inflation. Consumer prices excluding fresh food ... of Japan's core inflation measure," HSBC Global said in a research note.
UPDATE 1-Ghana producer inflation eases to 13.2 pct in April
Reuters - 5/26/2016 11:44:45 AM
ACCRA May 26 (Reuters) - Ghana's producer price inflation (PPI ... PPI is a major component of consumer inflation, which eased to 18.7 percent in April from 19.2 percent the month before. The West African country is under a three-year aid deal with ...