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
Judging by inflation, it's good to be American
KTVZ.com - 9/17/2014 6:12:53 PM
In fact, the August rate was the first decline in inflation since the ... than many other places in the world. Much of continental Europe has struggled this year with deflation. It sounds good to live in a country where prices are falling, but if they ...
Brazil's inflation to pierce target ceiling in mid-September
Reuters - 9/16/2014 1:27:45 PM
chicken and pork from the Latin American country. Forecasts for the consumer price index rise in the month to mid-September ranged from 0.25 percent to 0.38 percent, while estimates for the 12-month inflation rate ranged from 6.47 percent to 6.60 percent.
‘Welcome news for consumer spending power’ as UK inflation rate falls to 1.5%
moneyexpert.com - 9/16/2014 1:42:04 PM
The Consumer Price ... World First, highlighted this reality and suggested that a lot more needed to be done to ensure the country’s long-term economic stability. "For all the chatter, guesswork and prophecy around possible rate hikes in the UK ...
US consumer prices surprisingly weak, eyes on the Fed
Business Recorder - 9/17/2014 9:40:29 PM
WASHINGTON: US consumer prices fell for the first time in nearly 1-1/2 years in August and underlying inflation pressures were muted, which could lessen the urgency for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its ...
Inflation drops in UK, making interest rate rise this year increasingly unlikely
FOX News - 9/16/2014 2:25:01 PM
The Office for National Statistics says consumer price inflation slowed to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, a move that likely reinforces market expectations that interest rates are unlikely to rise this year despite robust growth and ...
Eurozone inflation remains at record low
The Australian - 9/17/2014 10:59:13 PM
The annual rate of inflation in the 18 countries that use ... an indication that very muted price rises threaten the economic recovery beyond the borders of the eurozone. The EU's statistics agency Wednesday said consumer prices in the eurozone were ...
RBI Governnor Raghuram Rajan rules out cutting rates as WPI inflation falls to 3.74%
Economic Times - 9/16/2014 5:13:49 AM
MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India governor Raghuram Rajan gave the clearest possible signal that he'll keep interest rates ... consumer countries like us. Typically a lower oil price means a lower current account deficit, lower oil subsidies and lower ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
UK Inflation Rate down to 1.5% as Food and Petrol Costs Fall
Sudan Vision - 9/16/2014 3:43:45 PM
The annual rate of UK inflation fell in August as the cost of petrol, food and non-alcoholic drinks declined. Consumer Price ... exchange company World First. "Of course, the headline figure does not tell the full story. Core prices surprised higher ...
Ebola could drain billions of dollars from African economies - World Bank
Reuters - 9/17/2014 6:41:31 PM
"We really need to scale up our response and what we have learned from this study is that time is of the essence," World Bank President Jim Yong Kim told reporters. Even under the best-case scenario, countries ... million. Inflation and food prices were ...
British inflation comes down to 1.5 percent
The Peninsula - 9/16/2014 11:00:24 PM
LONDON: Britain’s 12-month inflation dipped to 1.5 percent in August from 1.6 percent in July, official data showed yesterday, easing pressure on the Bank of England to raise rates. The Consumer Prices Index ... citing the country’s solid economic ...
Venezuela’s inflation rate rises to 63.4 percent in August
GBTIMES - 9/11/2014 9:15:59 AM
Venezuela’s annualized inflation rate soared to 63.4 percent in August after a monthslong ... have led to critics accusing the Venezuelan government of withholding consumer price data for political reasons. The government however dismissed the allegations.
Exchange Rate News Today: GBP Soft on Inflation, EUR Steady and USD Holds ahead of Fed Rate Decisions
FCF - 9/16/2014 10:28:47 AM
The Pound is trending lower against the South African Rand on Tuesday after British inflation data indicated that the Bank of England may have to hold rates for the foreseeable future. Whilst the Consumer Price Index was equal to the market consensus of ...
Venezuelan Central Bank Admits Sky-High Inflation
panampost.com - 9/15/2014 8:24:07 PM
The admitted price-level change of 63.4 percent, between August 2013 and 2014, exceeds that of any country in Latin ... “The bank’s new inflation numbers are wrong. My estimate for Venezuela’s annual inflation rate is 138 percent.…