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
Japan inflation eases, other data mixed in October
Economic Times - 11/28/2014 10:06:38 AM
TOKYO: Japan's inflation rate edged lower in October, highlighting the difficulty Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces in his campaign to overcome deflation in the world's third-largest economy. The core consumer price index ... to pry the country out of ...
German annual inflation set to fall in November, state data suggests
Business Recorder - 11/27/2014 12:23:50 PM
In North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany's most populous state and a bellwether for the national rate, consumer price inflation eased ... economists expected national inflation harmonised to compare with other European countries - the ECB's preferred measure ...
German inflation hits five-year low, keeping heat on ECB
7 News Yahoo - 11/27/2014 4:12:54 PM
The last time inflation in Germany was lower than 0.6 percent was in February 2010. The flash estimate is based on consumer price data for six key German ... Such concerns persuaded the ECB to cut interest rates to a new all-time low and roll out other ...
5 Takeaways on Japan’s Inflation Data
Forex Street - 11/28/2014 2:07:02 AM
The data is here, if you missed it Japan’s fall into a technical recession in the third-quarter has deflated hopes of price increases, a much awaited signal of revival for the world’s third-largest economy The core consumer price index, which excludes ...
Spanish, Belgian Consumer Prices Fall -- 6th Update
4 Traders - 11/27/2014 2:39:50 PM
German consumer prices ... currency area's inflation rate to 0.3% from 0.4% in October. That would make it the 14th straight month in which inflation was less than half the rate targeted by the ECB, of just below 2%. With energy prices falling, economists ...
Good or Bad? Oil Slide Poses Conundrum as Japan Seeks Inflation
Yahoo Finance - 11/28/2014 5:27:28 AM
When a country imports ... Cheaper Petrol Consumer prices excluding fresh food rose 2.9 percent in October from a year earlier, the statistics bureau said today in Tokyo. Stripped of the effect of April's sales-tax increase, core inflation -- the BOJ's ...
India inflation to drop at startling levels in 2015: Walker
Money Control - 11/28/2014 9:52:19 AM
Meanwhile, modest growth figure will give Reserve Bank room to cut rates quickly. However, he does not expect any rate cut in December 2 policy but sees 100-150 bps rate cut in 2015. The recent additional plunge in crude and oil prices is another shot in ...
Petrol and diesel prices may fall as crude oil slumps to 4 yr low
Hindustan Times - 11/28/2014 5:05:59 AM
India’s retail inflation fell to a three-year low of 5.52% in October while the wholesale inflation rate plunged to a five-year low of 1.77%, aided by a sharp drop in vegetable and petrol prices ... Being the world’s fourth-largest oil consumer ...
The Three Countries With The Highest Inflation
Forbes - 5/9/2014 7:43:49 PM
Elevated inflation can be harmful to a country’s economy. Moreover, as prices rise, if wages don’t keep ... In this article, we’ll discuss the three countries with the world’s highest inflation rate. We’ll also include a brief, but important ...
India is world's investment bet as long as RBI, govt deliver
Rediff India Abroad - 11/28/2014 5:48:56 AM
Image: The world ... rate paradigm, and Governor Raghuram Rajan has rebuilt the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)'s inflation-fighting credentials, we will see sustained multiple expansion for the markets. If India can truly move to four per cent Consumer Price ...
Fixing the Exchange Rate System in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis - 11/27/2014 2:32:41 PM
Of course, in order to keep the exchange rate stable, the government would have to bring down inflation. But that will be easier to do when the country is no longer ... biggest such adjustments in the world. Now it is prices that must be adjusted.
German inflation hits five-year low in November: data
Expatica - 11/27/2014 1:28:15 PM
The last time inflation in Germany was lower than 0.6 percent was in October 2009. The flash estimate is based on consumer price data for six key German ... Such concerns persuaded the ECB to cut interest rates to a new all-time low and roll out other ...
CHART OF THE DAY: Here Are The Inflation Rates For Every Major Economy In The World
The Business Insider - 1/22/2014 2:55:33 PM
For some context here's a chart of current inflation rates around the world ... the prices of imported goods, both input raw materials and consumer goods, go up. Emerging markets’ current high inflation rates will likely limit emerging market countries ...
Oil prices tank as OPEC leaves output unchanged
Columbus Telegram - 11/27/2014 11:26:34 AM
With U.S. markets closed for Thanksgiving, investors around the world were taking their ... in focus on Friday when official inflation figures for the 18-country eurozone are published. Most economists expect consumer prices to have only grown 0.3 percent ...
Oil Tumbles on OPEC; Yen Slides, Bonds Gain on Inflation
Bloomberg - 11/28/2014 7:14:50 AM
The yen weakened and Japan’s two-year bond yield slid below zero for the first time as inflation slowed ... China’s stock market past Japan’s for the world’s second-biggest capitalization on a country basis. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng China ...