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
Venezuela is world’s ‘Most Miserable’ country again
The Global Dispatch - 1/21/2017 1:05:12 PM
According to the analysis, the major contributing factor to Venezuela’s dismal ranking is consumer prices. Following Venezuela are fellow South American countries Argentina ... sum of a nation’s annual inflation rate and its unemployment rate.
Nigeria’s inflation rate hits 18.55 percent
venturesafrica.com - 1/15/2017 11:56:33 PM
The present fall in global oil prices since 2014 as resulted in the rising inflation as the country ... the Consumer Price Index hit 18.55 percent for December which was triggered by the festivities and naira depreciation. The average exchange rate in ...
Rising crude oil prices may lead to higher inflation in eurozone
thedollarbusiness.com - 1/21/2017 11:39:18 AM
On Thursday, ECB president Mario Draghi had said it was still too early for the bank to start scaling back its easy money policies despite a recent spike in consumer prices. The forecasters predicted inflation ... ultra-low interest rates and undertake ...
Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly three years
Reuters - 1/19/2017 12:10:18 PM
BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate slowed more than expected in mid-January, falling below 6 percent for the first time in nearly three years and reinforcing market bets on steep interest rate cuts by the central bank. Consumer prices as measured by the IPCA ...
US inflation breaks above two per cent for first time since 2014
CITY A.M. - 1/18/2017 1:34:24 AM
Inflation in the US broke through the Federal Reserve's two per cent target in December for the first time since 2014, strengthening the case for a rise in interest rates over the coming year. Consumer prices rose ... Exporting Countries) at the end ...
Brazil's mid-January inflation likely lowest since March 2014
Reuters - 1/17/2017 9:56:40 AM
Consumer ... the country on the right path, the central bank acting to re-anchor inflation expectations and weather conditions allowing food prices to drop, fundamentals are finally prevailing," they wrote. Forecasts for the month-on-month rate ranged ...
Chinas producer prices accelerates above expectations in December consumer inflation slows down
Canal CNC Arauca - 1/10/2017 9:36:20 AM
The consumer price ... pretty much every other country for that matter!) but for now China is in the midst of a cyclical upturn driven by stimulus, rising property prices, and a more benign export backdrop. But high inflation rates would push market ...
Inflation breaches 2-year high in signs of a strengthening economy
Washington Post - 1/18/2017 4:14:52 PM
Elsewhere in the world, the threat of deflation appears to be receding. In December, rising food prices pushed inflation in the UK to its highest level in two years, and consumer prices rose in almost all countries of the Eurozone.
Top 10 Countries by Inflation Rate Consumer Prices
Jagran Josh - 9/22/2011 1:03:19 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 at 45-year low
Jamaica Observer - 1/18/2017 5:23:28 AM
THE Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) has reported that Jamaica’s inflation rate remains at a record low level, and was 1.7 per cent at the end of December. It’s the lowest inflation rate the country ... Divisions Consumer Price Index (CPI ...
Inflation picks up across the eurozone
Market Watch - 1/18/2017 5:52:06 AM
The European Union's statistics agency said Wednesday that consumer prices were 0.5% higher than in November, and up 1.1% on the final month of 2015. That marked a pickup in the annual rate ... inflation has spread throughout the currency area, and to ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
frbsf.org - 11/25/2013 4:47:17 PM
But U.S., British, and Japanese consumers expect inflation to be higher. Data suggest that consumers in these countries ... the level of oil prices, not the rate of change as economic theory would suggest. These two characteristics of consumer inflation ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 11:54:28 AM
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.
Cheaper food offsets rising gas prices, easing inflation last month
topix.com - 1/21/2017 4:44:07 AM
Statistics Canada said Friday the consumer price index in December was up 1.5 per cent from where it was a year ago, a higher rate of inflation compared with November's increase of 1.2 per cent.
UPDATE 3-Brazil's inflation falls to lowest in nearly 3 years
CNBC - 1/20/2017 12:56:14 AM
Consumer prices ... rates by 75 basis points last week, in a sharp move that surprised most economists. The IPCA-15 numbers show the bank is on the right path, central bank governor Ilan Goldfajn said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland ...