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
Canada's annual inflation rate holds steady at 1.5% in June as food prices cool down
The Chronicle Herald - 7/22/2016 2:59:01 AM
OTTAWA — Canada's annual inflation rate held steady last month at a modest 1.5 per cent amid a welcomed cool-off in sizzling supermarket prices. This headline-inflation number in Statistics Canada's latest consumer ... at the country's grocery stores ...
Annual inflation increased 1.5% in June amid low fuel prices: Statistics Canada
News1130 - 7/22/2016 7:16:43 AM
OTTAWA – The country’s annual inflation rate rang in at 1.5 per cent last month — with lower fuel prices helping to offset higher consumer costs for cars, electricity and air travel, Statistics Canada said Friday. Shelter and household items ...
‘Ghana’s Inflation Second Highest In Africa’
Modern Ghana - 7/22/2016 2:40:32 PM
Reports that Ghana has the highest inflation rate in Africa have been ... excluding energy and utility prices) has stabilized in June, indicating some moderation in underlying inflation. He said the latest consumer sentiment survey, conducted in June ...
Nigeria’s inflation worsens as it hits highest rate in over a decade
venturesafrica.com - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
revealed that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Nigeria rose to 16.5 percent in May. This marks the highest inflation rate since October 2005 and the fifth consecutive rise in the price of goods and services across the country. The most populous nation in ...
Canada's June Annual Inflation Rises on Housing Costs -- Update
NASDAQ - 7/22/2016 9:54:12 AM
OTTAWA -- Canada's annual inflation rate rose in June, fueled by higher car and electricity prices, and increased costs associated with housing. The all-items consumer-price index ... rates in the industrialized world, topped only by Norway and Belgium ...
Lower gasoline prices put damper on inflation in June, retail sales in May
Leader Post - 7/22/2016 3:27:39 AM
“The inflation rate in June was 1.4 per cent ... for the past 12 months,” Elliott said. The country’s annual inflation was 1.5 per cent last month — with lower fuel prices helping to offset higher consumer costs for cars, electricity and air ...
Annual inflation increased 1.5 percent in June: Statistics Canada
purchasingb2b.ca - 7/22/2016 1:50:26 PM
OTTAWA—The country’s annual inflation rate rang in at 1.5 percent last month—with lower fuel prices helping to offset higher consumer costs for cars, electricity and air travel, Statistics Canada said July 22. Shelter and household items registered ...
China's soft inflation, grim global outlook point to more stimulus
Reuters - 7/10/2016 4:39:09 AM
Consumer inflation ... backdrop of slack price growth, international trade remains weak and the country is plagued by massive overcapacity, particularly in coal and steel, and debt-ridden zombie companies. Externally, China faces a global recovery that ...
World may need more fiscal measures
Press Release Point - 7/18/2016 11:56:28 PM
Global wage growth is still low and minimal or zero interest rates mean savers face lower incomes. Some households may borrow more, but many others are not benefiting from the asset-price ... inflation so low, further stimulus is likely in some countries.
Mauritius: MPC Cuts Down Key Repo Rate to 4.00 Percent
AllAfrica - 7/23/2016 7:08:23 AM
Interest rates in advanced economies are expected to remain at low levels. Against a backdrop of subdued global demand and commodity prices, global inflation risks are also expected to remain low in the near to medium term, it concluded. Copyright © 2016 ...
Chilean Prices Rise More Than Forecast as CPI Stays Above Target
Bloomberg - 7/11/2016 12:51:53 PM
(Bloomberg) -- Chilean consumer prices rose more than expected in June, leaving the annual inflation rate above the target range, even as the country endures its third year of sluggish growth. Consumer prices rose 4.2 percent from the year earlier ...
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.
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 10:48:29 AM
The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries ... consumer price index saw an increase of 15.46 percent in December from a year earlier. Although government has been trying to bring down the inflation rate ...
China inflation up 1.9 percent in June, slowest in 6 months
Albany Democrat-Herald - 7/10/2016 5:43:35 AM
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese government data showed consumer prices in June rose at the slowest pace in six months, suggesting the ... a deposit-rate ceiling for banks and lowered their reserve requirements to stimulate lending and growth. Tame inflation ...