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
World Bank sees gradual increase in inflation rate
Business Recorder - 4/29/2016 9:13:39 PM
The World Bank (WB) is expecting gradual increase in inflation rate for ... domestic energy prices increases, and aggregate demand grows. Releasing its twice-a-year Pakistan Development Update, the World Bank noted that much of the country''''s economic ...
Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation
FOX News - 4/30/2016 4:15:59 AM
Thousands of state employees have been fired since Macri came to power in December promising to cut bloated spending, curb government deficits and tame one of the world's highest inflation rates ... afloat despite low oil prices. About 40,000 workers ...
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
OPEC’s Control Over Global Oil Prices Slips Away – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 4/30/2016 4:51:46 AM
Across the world, higher oil prices caused a jump in inflation ... Japan and many countries in Western Europe. Even countries such as China and the United States, where oil consumption is still increasing, are posting lower growth rates, thanks to factors ...
Eurozone Economic Growth Rate Unexpectedly Doubles
newdelhitimes.com - 4/30/2016 6:24:50 AM
Since then, the eurozone has had a torrid time, falling in and out of recession as the global ... inflation. Eurostat said in a separate report that consumer prices in the year to April fell by 0.2 percent. That’s down from the previous month’s annual ...
German inflation turns negative in April, weaker than expected
Euronews - 4/29/2016 6:07:32 PM
The euro zone has struggled with little or no inflation for the ... with the jobless rate remaining at its lowest in more than 25 years. German consumer prices, harmonised to compare with other European countries (HICP), fell by 0.3 percent on the year ...
Draghi Challenge Highlighted as Inflation Rate Back Below Zero
Bloomberg - 4/30/2016 6:03:21 AM
(Bloomberg) -- Mario Draghi’s policy challenge was highlighted once again on Friday, with the fastest economic growth in a year overshadowed by a renewed drop in consumer prices. The euro-area inflation rate fell ... than both countries in the January ...
US inflation retreats on soft consumer spending
Webindia 123 - 4/29/2016 6:07:32 PM
US inflation ... March as consumer spending remained tepid, making it less likely that the Federal Reserve will be able to hike interest rates twice this year.The Commerce Department said on Friday the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index ...
Global Inflation Accelerated in January, OECD Says
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2016 11:16:43 AM
Global inflation rates picked up for a fourth straight ... Even without a period of falling consumer prices, policy makers fear low inflation rates are hindering the economic recovery. When inflation is low, companies, households and even governments ...
Eurozone growth rate unexpectedly doubles to 0.6 percent
farandulife.com - 4/30/2016 6:24:50 AM
Meanwhile, consumer prices ... the deepest global recession since World War II. But eurozone inflation sank to -0.2% in the year to April, down from 0% in March, suggesting continuing difficulties in boosting economic activity. The growth rate in the ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
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.
GLOBAL ECONOMY WEEKAHEAD - U.S. jobs may offer solace after stalled growth | Reuters
Firstpost - 4/30/2016 12:12:36 AM
although it is widely expected to keep its cash rate at a record low of 2.0 percent, some economist expect a cut. Consumer prices fell unexpectedly last quarter and key measures of core inflation slowed to a record low and well below the Reserve Bank's 2-3 ...
US consumer spending inches up in March
US News and World Report - 4/29/2016 2:47:06 PM
These small gains suggest that at the moment, it's unlikely that labor costs are about to trigger higher inflation. A consumer price ... raise the rate again. Since it boosted the rate by a quarter-point in December, weakness in the U.S. and global ...
Federal Reserve concerns for global economy ease
Tri-County Sun Times - 4/29/2016 5:38:54 PM
Brazil's central bank also left interest rates ... inflation in what could be the current board's last decision ahead of that country's likely change of government. Fed officials pointed to continued weakness in the US economy in areas such as consumer ...
Low energy prices keep inflation below target
CKNW News Talk 980 - 4/22/2016 6:27:10 AM
Alberta and BC were the only two provinces where inflation rates were up last month. Across the rest of country, the cost of living increase was down slightly from February at 1.3% as low energy prices continued to keep consumer price increases well ...