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, 2012See also: Inflation rate (consumer prices) map
Judging by inflation, it's good to be American
NewsChannel 3 - 9/17/2014 6:12:53 PM
In fact, the August rate was the first decline in inflation since the ... than many other places in the world. Much of continental Europe has struggled this year with deflation. It sounds good to live in a country where prices are falling, but if they ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
US Inflation Falls for First Time in More Than a Year
NDTV - 9/17/2014 6:55:50 PM
Consumer prices in the United ... maintain its stance that its key near-zero interest rate will not be raised before mid-2015. The personal consumption expenditures price index, the Fed's preferred inflation measure, rose 1.6 percent in July from a year ...
India inflation hits 5-year low but rates to stay high
Business Recorder - 9/15/2014 1:21:46 PM
MUMBAI: India's wholesale price inflation slowed last month to its lowest in nearly five years, data showed Monday, but the ... before it cuts rates," D.K. Joshi, chief economist of leading Indian credit rating agency Crisil, told AFP. "Consumer prices ...
Venezuela’s inflation rate rises to 63.4 percent in August
GBTIMES - 9/11/2014 9:15:59 AM
Venezuela’s annualized inflation rate soared to 63.4 percent in August after a monthslong ... have led to critics accusing the Venezuelan government of withholding consumer price data for political reasons. The government however dismissed the allegations.
World Cup to kick up prices in inflation-weary Brazil
Reuters - 4/21/2014 7:12:05 AM
Those three areas account for about a tenth of the weighting of Brazil's benchmark IPCA consumer price gauge. That could spell trouble for President Dilma Rousseff as the inflation rate ... countries tend to see rising prices when they host the World Cup.
Fed Keeps Rates Low, but Brace for the Inevitable
ABC News - 9/18/2014 12:13:47 PM
On the eve of the Fed's meeting this week, the financial world had been on high alert for whether the Fed would reiterate that it expects to keep its key short-term rate near ... good news on inflation with a report that consumer prices fell by a ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
The Three Countries With The Highest Inflation
Forbes - 5/9/2014 7:43:49 PM
Elevated inflation can be harmful to a country’s economy. Moreover, as prices rise, if wages don’t keep ... In this article, we’ll discuss the three countries with the world’s highest inflation rate. We’ll also include a brief, but important ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
econintersect.com - 11/26/2013 2:27:06 AM
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 ...
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...
Belarus Half-year Inflation Rate World's Highest
Hispanic Business - 6/28/2011 11:56:30 PM
Consumer prices in Belarus rose by between 33 and 34 percent in the first half of 2011, the Belarusian government said Wednesday, making the country's inflation rate one of the highest in the world. But the rate is slowing, Economy Minister Nikolai Snopkov ...
The price is a blight
The Economist online - 11/8/2013 1:15:23 AM
Asset prices have certainly soared. But consumer prices ... their income through inflation. If inflation in the countries with which the weak economies trade is high, they can improve their competitiveness simply by keeping their rate lower.
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
24/7 Wall ST - 9/6/2013 6:40:39 AM
A high inflation rate jeopardizes a country ... year increases in consumer prices. We reviewed figures on output, unemployment, trade, budgets and interest rates, also from the Economist. Population data are from the CIA’s World Factbook.