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 inflation seen easing to 7 percent in November
Reuters - 12/7/2016 7:24:51 AM
BRASILIA Brazil's annual inflation rate probably eased in November to the lowest level since late 2014, leaving the country's central bank comfortable to soon accelerate the pace of interest rate cuts, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices as ...
The Factory to the World Has a New Export: Inflation
bloomberg.com - 12/7/2016 10:05:20 PM
The factory to the world ... prices in China would be the country’s top five markets: the U.S., Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Mexico. When China inflates, the rest of Asia gets dragged along, says Loevinger. "China has started to export inflation ...
Inflation Is Not About Price Increases
Seeking Alpha - 12/8/2016 2:51:39 AM
Now to establish the definition of inflation, we have to establish how this phenomenon emerged. We have to trace it back to its historical origin. The Essence of Inflation Historically, inflation originated when a country ... rate of increase in the prices ...
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
India’s gains from lower oil prices at risk
Live Mint - 12/7/2016 7:20:41 PM
Oil prices touched a 16-month high on Monday and have gone up by about 15% since 29 November. Prices spiked after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries ... prices reduces inflation based on Wholesale Price Index and Consumer Price Index ...
Venezuela unveils 6 new bills amid galloping inflation
Washington Post - 12/7/2016 3:17:18 PM
Central Bank President Nelson Merentes said Tuesday the new higher-denomination bills would make commercial transactions easier in the country with the world’s highest inflation ... which tracks the black market rate by monitoring transactions with ...
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.
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 ...
What has gone wrong with oil prices, debt, and GDP growth?
ourfiniteworld.com - 12/7/2016 8:46:35 PM
The GDP used to compute growth rates is not inflation adjusted ... reason why oil prices cannot be raised to a high enough level to make oil production profitable. The low growth in US debt is likely a problem for the rest of the world, too.
RBI unexpectedly keeps rates unchanged even as cash crunch roils economy
Reuters - 12/8/2016 6:04:56 AM
MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly kept its key policy rate unchanged ... of a flare-up in inflation. Although consumer inflation eased in October to 4.20 percent, below the RBI's target of 5 percent by March, prices in India have ...
Rate cut not warranted to achieve 5% inflation by March: Urjit Patel
Daijiworld - 12/7/2016 5:08:51 AM
He said that the committee felt it was important to achieve the 5 per cent consumer price index inflation target by March 2017. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday kept the repurchase rate, or the short-term lending rate charged by the central ...
Despite cash crunch, RBI leaves main interest rate unchanged, surprising many
Times of India - 12/7/2016 11:42:33 AM
The RBI also forecast inflation to be around 5% for the fourth quarter of FY17 stating that some of the price reduction ... to Reuters. The country's economy grew 7.3 percent between July and September, the fastest rate in the world for an economy of ...
Inflation down, but oil & rupee could be spoilers
chillicious.com - 12/7/2016 2:27:12 PM
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday retained its March-end retail inflation forecast of 5 percent, but high oil prices and rising ... that it would raise interest rates aided by strong revival signs in the world’s largest economy.
Consumer price inflation in the eurozone climbed to its highest level since late 2014 in September
worldpoliticsjournal.com - 10/2/2016 5:04:13 PM
Consumer prices in the eurozone were 0.4 per cent higher in September than a year earlier, according to figures from Eurostat, the EU’s statistics agency, which were released on September 30th. That was a pickup in the annual rate of inflation from 0.2 ...
Brazil's inflation seen easing to 7pc in November
Business Recorder - 12/7/2016 1:01:18 PM
BRASILIA: Brazil 's annual inflation rate probably eased in November to the lowest level since late 2014, leaving the country's central bank comfortable to soon accelerate the pace of interest rate cuts, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. Consumer prices ...