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
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
Central Banks Worry About Engaging World Markets After ‘Brexit’
New York Times - 6/26/2016 10:49:30 PM
In times of financial panic, wholesale bond buying, negative interest rates and disbursing cash ... aggressive central bank policies, house prices in London are among the most expensive in the world, yet the inflation-adjusted weekly average wage of ...
Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations Rise in June: Melbourne Institute
economiccalendar.com - 6/16/2016 2:01:30 AM
Economists say a further reduction to the lending rate is possible, given Australia’s declining outlook on inflation. Weak inflation is a unique problem for Australia, a country that has enjoyed high and stable consumer price growth for several decades.
Fight against inflation suffers setbacks
Ghana Web - 6/22/2016 11:05:34 AM
The country’s expected return to price stability suffered another setback after last week’s publication of the May consumer ... Graphic Business. Inflation was over 19 per cent in March despite the Bank of Ghana setting interest rates at 26 per cent.
Nigeria: Inflation Rate Rose to 15.6% in May - NBS
AllAfrica - 6/15/2016 3:10:06 PM
Inflation rate has jumped to15.6 per cent in May over high electricity rates and energy prices. The Consumer Price Index (CPI ... by the NBS on average price of petrol sold in the country revealed that Nigerians bought the product at N150.28 per ...
Retail inflation rises again on spiralling food prices
SME Times - 6/14/2016 4:27:02 AM
Country's retail inflation rose for the second straight month in May to 5.76 per cent from 5.47 per cent in the month before due to a sharp spike in food prices, according to official data on the Consumer Price ... relatively lower rate of 2.64 per cent.
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...
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.
Rupee Testing Record Adds to Inflation Risk for Rajan Successor
Bloomberg - 6/27/2016 12:08:14 AM
Rajan will hand over the reins in September with inflation accelerating to a 21-month high in May, foreign holdings of local-currency bonds dropping at the fastest pace since 2013, and the Federal Reserve likely to raise interest rates. His successor will ...
When the world is jittery over Brexit, India has reasons to smile; here’s why
Economic Times - 6/25/2016 2:08:08 PM
NEW DELHI: The jolt from the Brexit verdict to global financial ... revival. Oil prices are up close to 80 per cent since they hit their 13-year lows earlier this year. This has ended India's honeymoon with low inflation, with consumer price inflation ...
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 1:08:46 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...
The Economist online - 1/15/2015 12:30:09 PM
After falling steadily for more than three years, the median rate of annual consumer-price inflation (CPI) in high-income countries was down to 0.8% in November 2014. In 16 out of 55 rich countries, inflation rates were below 1%. Twelve countries faced ...
Inflation Slows Across Most Developed Countries
The Wall Street Journal Blogs - 6/4/2013 11:23:55 AM
The annual rate of inflation ... showed consumer prices in its 34 member countries rose by 1.3% in the 12 months to April, having risen by 1.6% in the 12 months to March. That was the lowest rate recorded since October 2009, when the global economy was ...
Inflation rate rose 1.5% in May, Statistics Canada reports
Global News - 6/17/2016 9:24:08 AM
OTTAWA – Canada’s inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in May as a drop in fuel prices from a year earlier provided an offset to increases in other consumer goods, Statistics Canada said Friday. The federal agency’s May inflation reading followed a 1.7 ...
We can never abandon inflation to focus on growth, says Raghuram Rajan
牛讯网 - 6/27/2016 12:01:05 AM
Defending his continued fight to bring down the consumer price inflation ... five-year OIS rate was bid at 6.83-6.89 percent, traders said. He has been credited by analysts for steering India through a period of high inflation and global volatility.