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
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 ...
Egypt annual urban consumer price inflation highest in years
The Miami Herald - 1/10/2017 7:06:01 AM
Egypt on Tuesday reported a dramatic jump in the country's annual urban consumer price inflation, a stark reflection of the ... cigarette prices jumped 25.6 percent and hotel rates increased nearly 28.3 percent, the agency said. Egypt floated the pound ...
UK inflation soars to its highest level in 2 ½ years
FOX News - 1/17/2017 10:39:37 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 ...
Inflation is on the way back in the rich world, and that is good news
The Economist online - 1/13/2017 4:17:49 AM
So rich countries are importing a bit more globally made inflation. How big an impact that has depends on the exchange rate. And in much of the rich world, currency markets ... has not fed through to higher consumer-price inflation, notes Ralf Preusser ...
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 rises faster than expected to hit highest rate in more than two years
CITY A.M. - 1/17/2017 9:28:02 AM
The consumer price index rose by an annual rate of ... from foreign countries. Consumer prices increases generally lag behind producer prices as the increased costs take some time to feed through the economy. Mike Prestwood, ONS head of inflation, said ...
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.
UK Inflation Accelerates Faster Than Economists Predicted
livebitcoinnews.com - 1/17/2017 2:25:42 AM
Inflation can cripple any economy in the world, and the UK is no exception to this unwritten rule. New statistics show how the economy’s inflation is going up at an accelerated pace, erasing any financial growth of the last 2.5 years. Consumer-price ...
Inflation climbs 11-year high as food prices skyrocket
nigerianeye.com - 1/14/2017 12:01:55 PM
Increase in the prices of food items has maintained Nigeria’s Consumer ... 2016 year-end inflation at 12 percent. The IMF on Thursday said inflation in Nigeria was mainly driven by challenges surrounding the country’s exchange rate regime.
Sea lice boosts salmon prices rise
FIS - 1/17/2017 10:06:49 PM
The increase in sea lice infestations of the world's main producers of farmed salmon has led to a raise in the wholesale price of this fish, which is beginning to be reflected in the prices paid by the consumer ... of food price inflation since September ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Mark Carney warns of consumer slowdown this year
BBC - 1/16/2017 6:40:24 PM
Gerard Lyons, a UK economist who backed Brexit, said Mr Carney "did rightly highlight the extent to which growth has become more consumer led". The UK had one of the ... price inflation", Mr Carney said. As a result, the next interest rate move could ...
China Focus: China producer prices pick up, consumer inflation remains mild
english.sina.com - 1/10/2017 8:31:55 AM
The growth rate ... inflation， increased 2.1 percent from a year ago， slightly down from November's 2.3-percent rise. For the whole of 2016， the CPI rose 2 percent， well below the government's 3-percent annual target. The country's consumer price ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
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.