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
Rate of rise in consumer prices seen to be stable
Inquirer - 4/24/2015 6:53:49 PM
Consumer prices are expected to be stable this month as declining rice prices offset hikes in fuel costs and power rates ... the BSP wants to keep inflation between 2 and 4 percent—the lowest target ever set in the country’s history.
Australia inflation remains soft, keeping rate cut door open
Business Recorder - 4/22/2015 10:06:28 AM
SYDNEY: Australian consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in the three months to March, data showed Wednesday, with the annual headline inflation rate softening to give the central bank room to cut interest rates. The slight rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
Russia Consumer Price Inflation Picks Up Slightly
NASDAQ - 4/22/2015 9:09:12 AM
Consumer prices rose 0.2% in the week to April 20 after rising 0.1% in the preceding week, which was the lowest weekly rise since September. Despite the recent slight uptick, the decline in the weekly inflation rate ... imports from countries that imposed ...
Price Impacts Of The Dollar's Appreciation Will Push An Already Soft US Inflation Rate Deeper Into Negative Territory
econintersect.com - 4/24/2015 12:27:16 PM
Economists have noted that the pass-through of exchange-rate changes to import prices, both in the United States and in many other countries, has declined over the past 40 years. They attribute this trend in large part to a decline in global inflation ...
Swedish Inflation Heading in Right Direction, Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves Says
Wall Street Journal - 4/21/2015 1:35:15 PM
WASHINGTON—Sweden’s inflation rate should move toward the central bank’s 2 ... that date comes when all these nice things happen in the rest of the world.” Consumer prices were up 0.2% annually in Sweden last month. That is far below the Riksbank ...
Abu Dhabi's inflation rate increases 1.4 percent in Q1
MENAFN - 4/23/2015 6:44:51 AM
(MENAFN) Abu Dhabi's inflation rate increased by 1.4 percent in the first quarter of the year against the previous quarter, according to the Statistical Centre in Abu Dhabi, Gulf News reported. The most prominent Consumer Price Index (CPI) was the 6 ...
Raghuram Rajan’s RBI to cut rates in May and once more by year-end: Poll
Financial Express - 4/24/2015 10:25:34 AM
Reserve Bank of India is likely to cut interest rates again ... in crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price inflation ...
VGK and EFA up on Good Inflation News from Germany and France
Yahoo Finance - 4/24/2015 3:01:46 AM
Inflation rate up in Germany and France The German Federal Statistics Office came out with its final estimates for the inflation rate in March. It measures the inflation rate as annual changes in the CPI (consumer price ... and the world macro environment ...
RBI to cut rates next month and once more by year-end: poll
Live Mint - 4/24/2015 6:36:31 AM
Bengaluru: India’s central bank is likely to cut interest rates ... in crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price ...
Inflation expectations drop to 3.5-year low: SMU Survey
Asiaone Business - 4/21/2015 10:03:29 PM
low oil prices and fluctuating exchange rates are probably here to stay in the medium term. These phenomena have had a significant negative impact on expectations of inflation the world over, including the G3 economies. "Singapore is no different.
UAE cost of living going down: Rents, grocery prices to decline
Emirates247 - 4/22/2015 4:08:33 AM
But with the softening in rents and decline in certain commodity prices, the cost of living has been going down of late in the country as inflation declines in line with slowing economy due to low crude prices. According to the World Bank’s latest ...
RBI to Cut Rates in May, Once More by Year-End: Poll
NDTV - 4/24/2015 9:14:00 AM
Bengaluru: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to cut interest rates ... crude oil prices since last June has helped drive down inflation pressures around the world, allowing the RBI to seize opportunities to ease policy. Last month, consumer price ...
Qatar remains one of the richest countries
The Peninsula - 4/24/2015 11:54:28 PM
DOHA: Qatar continues to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world with a per ... The report sketches the price rise since 2006 when the cost of living in the country actually began spiraling. In 2006 the rate of inflation was in double digits ...
Minister Dharmendra Pradhan: 'Benefits of falling oil prices passed on to consumers'
Rediff India Abroad - 4/24/2015 9:59:56 PM
The world’s oil experts have all agreed on one issue, that the price of oil is so oily that nobody can make a prediction about prices. The primary concern when we got the responsibility was, there was an issue of high inflation rate at the time.
Opinion: Some good advice: Inflation is your friend
North Jersey - 4/24/2015 1:14:23 AM
In Europe and Japan, consumer prices ... inflation rates of the 1970s. Likewise, we don't want deflation. We should strive for something in between: inflation of a few percentage points per year. The inflation target set by central banks around the world ...