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
Annual inflation increased 1.5% in June amid low fuel prices: Statistics Canada
News1130 - 7/22/2016 7:16:43 AM
OTTAWA – The country’s annual inflation rate rang in at 1.5 per cent last month — with lower fuel prices helping to offset higher consumer costs for cars, electricity and air travel, Statistics Canada said Friday. Shelter and household items ...
Nigeria’s inflation worsens as it hits highest rate in over a decade
venturesafrica.com - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
revealed that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Nigeria rose to 16.5 percent in May. This marks the highest inflation rate since October 2005 and the fifth consecutive rise in the price of goods and services across the country. The most populous nation in ...
Canada's June Annual Inflation Rises on Housing Costs
NASDAQ - 7/22/2016 10:01:22 AM
OTTAWA—Canada's annual inflation rate rose in June, fueled by higher car and electricity prices, and increased costs associated with housing. The all-items consumer-price index ... rates in the industrialized world, topped only by Norway and Belgium ...
Wholesale Price Inflation Doubles In June On Higher Potato, Pulses Prices
NDTV - 7/14/2016 2:42:52 PM
The faster-than-expected rise in wholesale food prices will also impact retail inflation, which is used by the Reserve Bank to set interest rates. Among food items ... India, the world's biggest consumer of pulses, produced 17 million tonnes in 2015-16 ...
‘Ghana’s Inflation Second Highest In Africa’
Modern Ghana - 7/22/2016 2:40:32 PM
Reports that Ghana has the highest inflation rate in Africa have been ... excluding energy and utility prices) has stabilized in June, indicating some moderation in underlying inflation. He said the latest consumer sentiment survey, conducted in June ...
Low inflation due to international factors beyond RBA’s control
The Australian - 7/24/2016 2:23:51 PM
Weak price growth in the June quarter is expected to provide the Reserve Bank with the excuse it needs to cut its benchmark rate to a fresh record ... cent of the variance in inflation in advanced countries is explained by global factors.
Annual inflation increased 1.5 percent in June: Statistics Canada
purchasingb2b.ca - 7/22/2016 1:50:26 PM
OTTAWA—The country’s annual inflation rate rang in at 1.5 percent last month—with lower fuel prices helping to offset higher consumer costs for cars, electricity and air travel, Statistics Canada said July 22. Shelter and household items registered ...
Tame inflation to push RBA over the line
The bull - 7/24/2016 11:56:30 PM
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is expected to have risen 0.5 per cent in the June quarter for an annual rate of ... in the world," the RBA said. It follows the extremely weak first quarter data and consequent downgrade to the RBA's inflation forecasts.
Manufacturers groan under rising inflation
guardian.ng - 7/24/2016 2:42:20 AM
Latest Consumer Price ... noted that inflation rate would continue to rise. “There are no two ways about it. Inflation comes about when there is few goods and high demand. “Small scale manufacturers are not supported in anyway in this country, no ...
G20 countries face calls for action to boost growth
MENAFN - 7/23/2016 11:50:32 PM
(MENAFN - AFP) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the US urged G20 countries ... inflation rate grows to 2.3 percent, MENAFN (MENAFN) Morocco's annaul consumer inflation increased to 2.3 percent in June from 1.9 percent in May, due to higher food ...
High prices top Filipino concern
Inquirer - 7/24/2016 7:10:11 PM
Consumer prices increased 1.9 percent year-on-year in June, up from 1.6 percent in May. It was the highest inflation rate since May 2015 ... more than 99 percent of registered enterprises in the country and comprise 61.2 percent of the total employment.
US inflation-linked bonds snapped up by investors
Financial Times - 7/22/2016 7:45:21 AM
It suggests investors are starting to price in ... raising interest rates in June. A weaker US dollar was also helping to sooth the market, supporting the case for purchasing Treasury inflation protected securities, said Joachim Fels, global economic ...
Sudan inflation rate rises to 14.31 percent in June
Reuters - 7/12/2016 3:25:12 AM
(Reuters) - Sudan's annual inflation rate ... in the prices of consumer goods and services, Sudan's Central Statistics Office said on Tuesday. Prices soared in Sudan after South Sudan seceded in 2011, taking with it three quarters of the country's oil ...
August RBA interest rate cut bets are rising on inflation expectations
nanonews.org - 7/23/2016 11:26:04 AM
“Tradables inflation continues to be suppressed by intense competitive pressures and price pressures ... will cut interest rates as early as next month with next week’s inflation numbers set to sink below its target. The global financial services ...
Global economic outlook is dented by Brexit – poll
Times of Malta - 7/23/2016 11:57:42 PM
as well as an incrementally weaker inflation across most countries. Even in the US, where most of the economic optimism has been focused in the developed world, there has been a slight downgrade to the growth outlook and no discernible rise in inflation ...