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
REUTERS SUMMIT-Rates and reserve requirement to tame Uruguay's inflation
Reuters - 5/21/2013 11:43:31 PM
Consumer prices in ... interest rate by 25 basis points to 9.25 percent in December and then held it there in March, when it raised marginal reserve requirements on local and foreign currency deposits. Banks in the country have to abide by ...
2 Measures Of Inflation: New Update
Seeking Alpha - 5/22/2013 5:05:38 AM
The BLS's Consumer Price Index for April, released last week, shows core inflation below the Federal Reserve's 2% long-term target range at 1.72%. Core PCE, at the end of last month, is significantly lower at 1.13%. The Fed is on record as preferring Core ...
Vietnamese inflation lowest in eight months
Yahoo! - 5/24/2013 7:47:54 AM
Vietnamese inflation slowed to its weakest pace in eight months in May, official data showed on Friday, in the latest sign that the communist-run economy is cooling. Consumer prices rose 6.36 percent year-on-year in May, the Government Statistics Office ...
Analysts predict inflation’ll remain below 9% in 2013
Punch - 5/22/2013 2:35:19 AM
The reaction will be in the area of increase in yields while prices drop.” The rate of inflation in the country rose to 9.1 per cent in April from 8.6 per cent in March, according to the Consumer Price Index Report released by the National Bureau of ...
Canada Inflation Falls to Slowest Since 2009 on Gasoline
Bloomberg - 5/16/2013 11:56:36 PM
Canada’s annual inflation rate fell in April to its slowest in more than three years, taking it below the central bank’s target band and adding to evidence of growing slack in the world’s 11th largest economy. The consumer price index rose ...
Saudi inflation up in April on high food prices
MENAFN - 5/19/2013 12:25:51 PM
The country plans to ... (MENAFN) The Saudi Central Department for Statistic and Information (CDSI) announced the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation report for April ... MENAFN (MENAFN) The UN's World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) released data showing ...
Ghana producer price inflation falls to 10.2 pct in April
Yahoo! News - 5/22/2013 11:10:42 AM
ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's annual producer price inflation fell to 10.2 percent year-on-year in April from a revised 10.6 percent in March, the West African country's national statistics office said on Wednesday. "From the producer's perspective, prices ...
Surprise! Inflation is too low almost everywhere on earth
Washington Post - 5/16/2013 9:47:45 PM
That was the astoundingly consistent theme ... 1.3 percent in Italy. In the United States, the consumer price index rose 1.1 percent over the last year. Japan reported surprisingly strong first-quarter growth this week as its aggressive new ...
The U.K.’s Good Inflation/Bad Inflation Story
Wall Street Journal - 5/21/2013 2:18:00 PM
The rate of consumer price rises ... happening in the euro zone. Inflation, particularly house price inflation, is most pronounced in and around London, while deflationary wage pressures are strongest in the country’s regions.
IMF Urges Serbia to Hold Interest Rates Until Inflation Slows
Bloomberg - 5/22/2013 8:07:35 PM
Policy makers may relax monetary policy once “there are no adverse shifts in capital flows and monthly inflation subsides as expected,” the IMF said in a statement at the conclusion of a routine mission in the country. Prices rose 11.4 ...
Economics for Everyone – Inflation: Impact on the Nation
India Infoline Ltd - 5/24/2013 2:11:28 AM
There is indeed no gainsaying the fact that inflation has indeed taken a global hue with food and oil prices running amok all over the world ... High inflation rate has taken a political colour in the country with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party ...
End of HST in B.C. drives drop in inflation
The Vancouver Sun - 5/17/2013 7:44:52 PM
B.C. showed the sharpest price drop in inflation across ... listed as 14.05 with the entire country being 100. The loonie fell more than a penny against the U.S. dollar as markets read the soft report as making interest rate hikes in Canada less likely ...
Egypt's inflation rate to grow to 10.9% in 2013: IMF
MENAFN - 5/22/2013 11:42:19 PM
Nevertheless, the rate is expected to reach 11.6 percent next year, down from April's forecast of 13.7 percent, as price pressures may be slightly lower than earlier estimates. The North African country's urban consumer inflation in the year to April grew ...
India Inflation Eases to Below 5%
The Wall Street Journal - 5/14/2013 4:13:41 PM
NEW DELHI--Inflation in India slowed to below 5% in April, returning to a level that the ... say rising fuel prices could deter the central bank from lowering rates at its June review. Besides, still-elevated consumer inflation and India's ...