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
Inflation is still below targets in most CEE countries
Forex Street - 2/20/2017 8:33:24 AM
In light of the actual January data and the new weights, we revised our annual CPI inflation rate forecast by 0.2ppt to 2.5% for 2017. We continue to see upside risks stemming from the fast-paced wage growth; the translation into higher consumer prices may ...
Will Trump End Up Manipulating Price Inflation Numbers?
economicpolicyjournal.com - 2/20/2017 6:17:23 AM
In May of last year, Trump told George Stephanopoulos of ABC News that he is a "low interest rate guy, " doubling down on what he told CNBC a few days earlier. This year, speaking at the annual meeting of the World ... price inflation rate of 2.0%. The ...
Will high inflation return in 2017?
www.vietnambreakingnews.com - 2/20/2017 10:06:27 AM
VietNamNet Bridge – The government successfully reined in the inflation rate ... the world’s leading oil exporters try to cut output to stabilize the prices), and MOF raises the environment tax. SBV is closely watching the performance of the consumer ...
Car prices increased by 5% in UK since Brexit vote as inflation threatens
Speed Lux - 2/20/2017 12:58:15 PM
Together with the increasing price of fuel and food, it is one reason inflation could reach its highest level for two-and-a-half years when official figures are released later on Tuesday. The City anticipates the UK’s Consumer Prices Index (CPI ...
Note ban pulls prices down; Jan retail inflation at 3.17%
Times of India - 2/20/2017 3:14:15 PM
In its policy last week, RBI retained the benchmark interest rate and changed ... worry since wage- price negotiations based on a sticky core can potentially lift overall inflation," Crisil Research said. The consumer demand in the country has taken ...
Fuel price surge sends UK inflation to highest since June 2014
uk.mobile.reuters.com - 2/14/2017 1:38:10 AM
But most of her colleagues have given no sign they want to raise rates soon, given the uncertain outlook for Britain's economy as the country ... Excluding oil prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady ...
Greek consumer prices rise in January, led by transport, housing costs
Euronews - 2/15/2017 11:23:58 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate picked up in January ... The reading in January was 1.5 percent from 0.3 percent in December. Consumer prices were led higher by transport, housing, telecoms, alcoholic beverages and ...
Consumer Price Inflation Eases To A Five Year Low At 3.17% In January
NDTV - 2/13/2017 1:35:11 PM
Retail inflation in the country ... the vegetable prices that declined by 15.62 per cent. Price of Pulses declined by 6.62 per cent. A Reuters poll of 26 economists, had predicted the inflation rate for January to be at 3.22 per cent. Consumer price ...
U.S. retail sales rise; inflation posts largest gain in four years
Reuters - 2/15/2017 2:51:33 PM
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in January and consumer prices recorded their ... demand together with firming inflation and a tightening labor market could allow the Fed to raise interest rates at least twice this year.
German bunds slump ahead of 30-year auction, Eurozone January consumer inflation
econotimes.com - 2/20/2017 8:11:55 AM
Also, markets wait to read the Eurozone’s January consumer price inflation data ... price index rose at its highest rate since March 2012 when it rose by 2.6 percent. Lastly, markets will also wait to watch the country’s fourth-quarter gross domestic ...
Fuel price rises send inflation up to 1.8% - the highest level since June 2014
Sky News HD - 2/14/2017 9:52:05 AM
Inflation has climbed to its highest level since June 2014 as motorists face higher fuel bills and the supermarket price war grinds to a halt. The Consumer Prices Index ... but the figure marked the smallest rate of deflation in the sector since July ...
British consumers battered by Brexit inflation
Reuters - 2/17/2017 3:36:18 AM
LONDON British shoppers unexpectedly cut back on their spending in January as last year's Brexit vote pushed up inflation, official data showed on Friday, the strongest sign to date that the country ... consumer spending is going to suffer as higher prices ...
International Economic Week In Review: A Rise In Commodity Prices Brings Inflation
Seeking Alpha - 2/20/2017 4:01:23 AM
Should the data continue to move in this direction - higher prices that increase at an uncomfortable rate - the BOE may have to raise rates to keep inflation expectations in check. While the overall trend of growth is increasing, the world economy is also ...
Inflation rises closer to Bank of England's target rate as factory gate prices soar
CITY A.M. - 2/14/2017 9:37:46 AM
Consumer prices growth accelerated at the fastest rate in 31 months in January ... after the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) cut production. Mike Prestwood, the ONS head of inflation, said: “The latest rise in CPI was mainly ...