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
Further Rise in Inflation Imminent as Economy Hurts
This Day Live - 5/1/2016 7:16:44 PM
Following the rise in the Consumer Price Index ... things at a higher rate; and so on gradual basis, inflation would be increasing.” He said:”I have mentioned before that for inflation to start dropping gradually, the country has to do everything ...
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
Argentina's big unions join to protest layoffs, inflation
FOX News - 4/30/2016 4:15:59 AM
Thousands of state employees have been fired since Macri came to power in December promising to cut bloated spending, curb government deficits and tame one of the world's highest inflation rates ... afloat despite low oil prices. About 40,000 workers ...
Bank of Russia Signals Rate Cuts Ahead If Inflation Risks Abate
Daily Croton - 5/1/2016 8:56:57 PM
Policy makers left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 11% for a sixth straight meeting, but signaled that if inflation ... prices are lifting hopes for the country's energy industry. Under the Bank of Russian Federation estimates, the annual consumer ...
Another ‘world’s tallest tower’ planned for Dubai…but are we in a bubble?
CNBC - 5/1/2016 2:01:46 PM
Real estate services company, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), claims villa and apartment prices have fallen by 11 percent and 10 percent respectively in the past year, with hotel rates also heading south. Emaar's project will feature what is set to be the world ...
Federal Reserve holds rates steady citing need to monitor global economy
Comment - 5/1/2016 5:55:01 AM
The Fed said that such key areas as consumer spending ... But if they see inflation heating up, they can raise rates to discourage borrowing, and that in turn can restrain wage and price increases. Kansas City Fed President Esther George dissented for ...
OPEC’s Control Over Global Oil Prices Slips Away – Analysis
Eurasia Review - 4/30/2016 4:51:46 AM
Across the world, higher oil prices caused a jump in inflation ... Japan and many countries in Western Europe. Even countries such as China and the United States, where oil consumption is still increasing, are posting lower growth rates, thanks to factors ...
US inflation retreats on soft consumer spending
Webindia 123 - 4/29/2016 6:07:32 PM
US inflation ... March as consumer spending remained tepid, making it less likely that the Federal Reserve will be able to hike interest rates twice this year.The Commerce Department said on Friday the personal consumption expenditures (PCE) price index ...
Eurozone Economic Growth Rate Unexpectedly Doubles
newdelhitimes.com - 4/30/2016 6:24:50 AM
Since then, the eurozone has had a torrid time, falling in and out of recession as the global ... inflation. Eurostat said in a separate report that consumer prices in the year to April fell by 0.2 percent. That’s down from the previous month’s annual ...
Global Inflation Accelerated in January, OECD Says
Wall Street Journal - 3/2/2016 11:16:43 AM
Global inflation rates picked up for a fourth straight ... Even without a period of falling consumer prices, policy makers fear low inflation rates are hindering the economic recovery. When inflation is low, companies, households and even governments ...
US growth worries cloud global stock markets
Times of India - 4/30/2016 4:15:59 AM
Coming on the heels of Thursday's disappointing US GDP report, the concerns about the ... Archer As for inflation, he added, "It will clearly be a very long, hard slog to get eurozone consumer price inflation back up to the ECB's target rate" of around ...
Low energy prices keep inflation below target
CKNW News Talk 980 - 4/22/2016 6:27:10 AM
Alberta and BC were the only two provinces where inflation rates were up last month. Across the rest of country, the cost of living increase was down slightly from February at 1.3% as low energy prices continued to keep consumer price increases well ...
Global stocks lower mixed after Wall Street slide
Connecticut Post - 5/1/2016 1:11:40 PM
JAPANESE STIMULUS: The Bank of Japan surprised investors by deciding against adding to its huge stimulus for the world's third-largest economy. Investors wanted to see that because inflation and consumer spending ... for an eventual rate hike, Shane ...
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.
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 ...