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
Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.55 percent
venturesafrica.com - 1/15/2017 11:56:33 PM
The present fall in global oil prices since 2014 as resulted in the rising inflation as the country ... the Consumer Price Index hit 18.55 percent for December which was triggered by the festivities and naira depreciation. The average exchange rate in ...
UK inflation soars to its highest level in 2 ½ years
FOX News - 1/17/2017 11:01:05 AM
The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that the annual inflation rate in consumer prices hit 1.6 percent in December, from 1.2 percent in November, largely due to rising air fares and food prices. That puts inflation at the highest level since ...
US inflation breaks above two per cent for first time since 2014
CITY A.M. - 1/18/2017 1:34:24 AM
Inflation in the US broke through the Federal Reserve's two per cent target in December for the first time since 2014, strengthening the case for a rise in interest rates over the coming year. Consumer prices rose ... Exporting Countries) at the end ...
Higher gasoline, rental costs boost U.S. consumer inflation
Win 98.5 - 1/18/2017 8:36:44 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose in ... Rising inflation comes against the backdrop of a strengthening economy and tightening labor market, which raises the specter of a faster pace of interest rate increases from the Federal Reserve ...
Inflation Spreads Across Eurozone
hellenicshippingnews.com - 1/18/2017 7:20:59 PM
The European Union’s statistics agency said Wednesday that consumer prices were 0.5% higher than in November, and up 1.1% on the final month of 2015. That marked a pickup in the annual rate ... inflation has spread throughout the currency area, and to ...
Brazil's mid-January inflation likely lowest since March 2014
Reuters - 1/17/2017 11:29:43 AM
Consumer ... the country on the right path, the central bank acting to re-anchor inflation expectations and weather conditions allowing food prices to drop, fundamentals are finally prevailing," they wrote. Forecasts for the month-on-month rate ranged ...
Draghi Says ECB Unconvinced on Inflation Driven Mainly by Oil
Bloomberg - 1/19/2017 8:49:52 AM
Officials “will continue to look through changes in inflation if judged to have no implications for the medium-term outlook for price stability.” Draghi’s first appearance of the year comes as accelerating consumer prices cause alarm in Germany ...
UK inflation rate climbs amid Brexit concerns
worldbulletin.net - 1/17/2017 11:01:05 AM
The inflation rate in the U.K. has jumped to 1.6 percent in December 2016, the highest since July 2014, the national statistics office said Tuesday. The Consumer Price Index (CPI ... to deliver a speech detailing the country's Brexit strategy on Tuesday.
Inflation Highest Since June 2014, Industrial Output Up, Homebuilders Upbeat
Investors Business Daily - 1/16/2017 11:55:22 PM
It was the fifth straight monthly rise in overall consumer prices, led by higher gasoline and energy prices. Overall inflation ... rates. At 2 p.m. ET, the Federal Reserve will release its anecdotal report of economic conditions across the country in ...
United Kingdom inflation rate highest for two years
vouxmagazine.com - 1/18/2017 7:06:40 PM
With energy moving higher and rents and medical costs continuing to firm up, price pressures are gaining traction in the ... to exchange rate movement were a major upward influence on inflation". The Labor Department said its consumer price index rose ...
Economy Watch: Inflation Edges Up, Fed Says Labor Markets Tightening
Multi Housing News - 1/18/2017 4:57:49 PM
Gas prices and rents were the prime drivers of the rise in the U.S. Consumer Price Index ... Year-over-year, core inflation was 2.2 percent. Does that mean the Fed will be determined to raise interest rates more often in 2017 than during the previous ...
Inflation at 45-year low
Jamaica Observer - 1/18/2017 5:23:28 AM
THE Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has reported that Jamaica’s inflation rate remains at a record low level, and was 1.7 per cent at the end of December. It’s the lowest inflation rate the country ... Divisions Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
US consumer inflation continues rise at end of 2016
Business Recorder - 1/18/2017 2:34:39 PM
WASHINGTON: US consumer ... of price gains registering its biggest increase in two and a half years, the Labor Department said Wednesday. The pick-up in inflation comes as US monetary policymakers say they foresee a faster pace of interest rate increases ...
Consumer prices rose by 2.1 percent in 2016
100pour100-velo.com - 1/18/2017 7:49:37 PM
The rate in December was the highest since July 2014, when it was also 1.6%. Britain's biggest food retailers traded weaker Tuesday after data from the country's official ... the pound increases prices across the board. Consumer inflation as measured ...
Gold Price 'Bullish' as Inflation Breaches Fed's 2% Target, Trump Spurs 'Currency War', GLD Misses Rally
24hgold.com - 1/18/2017 9:15:31 PM
GOLD PRICES edged 0.5% lower from yesterday's new 8-week high versus the Dollar in London trade Wednesday, holding above $1211 per ounce as world stock markets ticked higher and official estimates showed the fastest rate of inflation for US consumer prices ...