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
Gasoline prices cool Canada inflation; cutting pressure for rate move
Yahoo News - 12/19/2014 3:32:29 PM
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Tumbling gasoline prices cooled inflation in Canada last month, providing the ... interest rates." The Canadian dollar weakened against the U.S. dollar after the inflation data . Despite gasoline's fall, consumer prices increased in ...
B.C. sees slight growth in consumer prices while having country’s smallest drop in gas prices
Business in Vancouver - 12/19/2014 5:05:33 PM
Consumer ... Price growth across the country was in the range of analysts’ expectations. “Headline inflation in Canada remains 0.7 percentage points above its U.S. counterpart (at 1.3%), but that’s not a bad thing when much of the industrialized ...
Of Kiwis and Currencies: How a 2% Inflation Target Became Global Economic Gospel
New York Times - 12/19/2014 4:29:45 PM
Sometimes, decisions that shape the world ... became the first country to set a formal target for how much prices should rise each year — zero to 2 percent in its initial action. The practice was so successful in making the high inflation of the ...
Canada Inflation Slows in November
Wall Street Journal - 12/19/2014 11:14:47 AM
OTTAWA--Canada’s consumer ... as the price of crude oil plumbs lows unseen since 2009 during the global recession. Canada had thus far been an outlier on the inflation front, with an inflation rate that was the highest in the industrialized world.
Inflation rate slows to 2.0% in November
4 - 12/19/2014 8:37:18 AM
OTTAWA - A big drop in prices at the pump helped slow Canada's annual inflation rate last month to 2.0 per cent, says Statistics Canada. The statistical agency found prices rose in every major category of the consumer ... slide in world oil prices ...
Lower gas prices help slow inflation rate
The Telegram - 12/19/2014 8:18:49 PM
Porter also pointed out that Canada’s November inflation rate remained about 0.7 percentage points above the U.S. reading of 1.3 per cent. “That’s not a bad thing when much of the industrialized world is ... in October. Consumer prices for November ...
Canadian inflation takes surprise dip as gas prices fall
Canada - 12/19/2014 10:46:09 AM
OTTAWA — Canada’s annual rate of inflation ... big drop in gasoline prices across the country, giving the Bank of Canada little reason for now to adjust its trendsetting interest rate. Statistic Canada said Friday its overall consumer price index ...
Manitoba inflation rate declines
Winnipeg Free Press - 12/19/2014 5:19:52 PM
New Statistics Canada data released today showed Manitoba’s annual inflation rate dipped to 1.1 per cent last month from 1.3 per cent in October. That means the basket of consumer goods ... amid a global slide in world oil prices, StatsCan said.
Canada inflation falls to 2% in November, C$ falls
marketbusinessnews.com - 12/19/2014 11:43:25 AM
Inflation in Canada ... on the Bank of Canada’s annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) target. The Canadian dollar weakened on the news, as traders concluded that the central bank will take its time in raising interest rates. The lower CPI rise was mainly ...
Canada annual inflation rate cools to 2pc in Nov
Business Recorder - 12/19/2014 7:14:24 PM
OTTAWA: Canada's annual inflation rate ... prices was the main driver of the slower yearly rise in overall inflation. Gasoline prices were at their lowest level since February 2011 in November, falling alongside crude oil prices. Still, consumer prices ...
Japan inflation slows, underscores a tough task for the Bank of Japan: Survey
Economic Times - 12/19/2014 4:01:07 PM
"Upward pressure on energy-related prices such as gasoline and electricity has been weakening. The annual consumer inflation rate will likely continue to ... Analysts expect the world third-largest economy to rebound in October-December after two straight ...
First Coast jobless rate drops; falling gas prices drive down inflation
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - 12/19/2014 9:59:02 PM
Unemployment rates held steady or went down for the majority of the country and the First ... day to make Florida the world’s number one destination for jobs.” Meanwhile, leading economic indicators and the Consumer Price Index showed solid signs ...
Inflation dips on lower gas prices
StarPhoenix - 12/20/2014 8:36:07 AM
A big drop in gasoline prices slowed Canada's annual pace of inflation in November, reversing a spike the previous month and providing the Bank of Canada with plenty of reason to keep interest rates firmly in neutral. The consumer price index rose two per ...
Canadian Inflation Slowed More Than Forecast on Gasoline
Businessweek - 12/19/2014 1:37:57 PM
Canada’s inflation rate slowed more than economists forecast in November, returning to the central bank’s target on a drop in gasoline prices. The consumer price index ... @bloomberg.net Chris Fournier The World's Biggest Car Company Wants to Get ...
Qatar inflation soars to 3pc in Nov
Trade Arabia - 12/20/2014 8:57:36 AM
Qatar's annual inflation surged to three per cent in November amid a rise in rents and energy costs besides a jump in the food and beverage prices ... country's statistics authority. The rents and energy costs, which account for more than 32 per cent of ...