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
Thai consumer prices seen rising for a third month in June: Reuters poll
investing.com - 6/28/2016 10:08:21 AM
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's headline inflation rate is expected to have picked up ... The deflationary trend, which saw a fall in headline consumer prices, had been mainly sustained by lower global oil prices. But inflation in Thailand has also been ...
Inflation seen picking up in June
Philstar - 6/28/2016 7:33:51 PM
Finance Undersecretary and chief economist Gil Beltran, meanwhile, had a more specific outlook of 1.8 percent due to “higher food price increase and possibly higher price increase in the education sub-group.” Inflation, as measured by the consumer ...
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/21/2011 11:55:54 PM
Following is the list of Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate (Consumer Prices) as per CIA (Central Intelligence Agency) latest fact report. S.No. Country Inflation Rate (Consumer Price) in Percentage 1 Syria 59.1 2 Venezuela 56.2 3 Iran 42.3 4 Malawi 26.9
Inflation targeting: A long way to go
Live Mint - 6/28/2016 10:47:08 PM
In an ideal world, changes in RBI’s policy repo rate—the rate at which it lends to ... he pursued aggressive monetary contraction in the mid-1990s amidst an inflation crisis. In response, consumer price index inflation went down from 10% to 4% in ...
Brazil Inflation Target Remains Elusive Even for Dream Team
Bloomberg - 6/28/2016 1:28:47 PM
Brazil’s central bank projected inflation above the official target in 2017 and said there is no room to ease monetary policy before budget cuts are in place. Short-dated swap rates rose. Consumer prices will ... climate impacting global food production.
Why the Brexit is Such a Big Deal for the World
Investopedia - 6/28/2016 11:01:27 PM
Countries within ... is now in question. Consumer spending will also slow as recession fears mount and as the British pound collapses. The collapsing pound might also drive up inflation, which would also hurt real income rates. The U.K. unemployment ...
Global Bond Yields Sink to Record Lows
The Wall Street Journal - 6/27/2016 2:34:23 PM
Yields fall as bond prices rise ... reflecting investors’ concerns over soft global growth, low inflation, tepid global demand and high level of debt globally since the financial crisis. Negative interest rate policy out of Japan and Europe along ...
Australia Consumer Inflation Expectations Rise in June: Melbourne Institute
economiccalendar.com - 6/16/2016 2:01:30 AM
Economists say a further reduction to the lending rate is possible, given Australia’s declining outlook on inflation. Weak inflation is a unique problem for Australia, a country that has enjoyed high and stable consumer price growth for several decades.
Brazil's Central Bank Raises 2016 Inflation View -- 2nd Update
NASDAQ - 6/28/2016 4:10:26 AM
SÃO PAULO -- The Brazilian central bank on Tuesday acknowledged the ... against inflation is far from over, but sought to reassure markets that its resolve to tame price increases remains strong. The bank raised its forecast for Brazil's consumer-price ...
Fight against inflation suffers setbacks
Ghana Web - 6/22/2016 11:05:34 AM
The country’s expected return to price stability suffered another setback after last week’s publication of the May consumer ... Graphic Business. Inflation was over 19 per cent in March despite the Bank of Ghana setting interest rates at 26 per cent.
‘Brexit’ strengthening the forces that are already haunting global economy
The Seattle Times - 6/27/2016 9:08:06 PM
But its decision to leave the European Union is making more powerful six interrelated forces that already weigh on the global economy: — Low ... falling longer-term rates. Germany, Switzerland and several other European countries even have negative ...
Nigeria: Inflation Rate Rose to 15.6% in May - NBS
AllAfrica - 6/15/2016 3:10:06 PM
Inflation rate has jumped to15.6 per cent in May over high electricity rates and energy prices. The Consumer Price Index (CPI ... by the NBS on average price of petrol sold in the country revealed that Nigerians bought the product at N150.28 per ...
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 ...
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.
Shut Up About the Inflation Rate
THE SLANT - 4/16/2014 1:08:46 PM
An extremely low interest rate can signal that investors have no faith in a country ... consumer prices sound like a blessing that holds down household costs. But when tepid inflation is associated with small wage gains, excess business capacity and soft ...