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
11 Countries With the Highest Inflation Rates in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/28/2015 5:56:11 AM
The 11 countries with the highest inflation rates ... in the world, these countries are taking a turn and going downhill from where they were for one reason or another. For the unenlightened, inflation is the gradual rise in general living prices for ...
Grand Central: In Search of Lost Inflation
The Wall Street Journal - 5/28/2015 12:44:13 PM
The most recent figures available show that the annual rate of inflation across 34 developed economies was just 0.6% in March, well below the 2.0% level targeted by many central banks. In less than half of those countries, consumer prices were lower than a ...
Belgium inflation hits highest since April 2014
Market Watch - 5/28/2015 6:03:21 AM
BRUSSELS--Belgium's annual consumer price index rose at the fastest rate in more than a year in May, registering an annual gain of 0.56%, compared with a 0.29% increase in April, the country's central bank said. It's the second month running the inflation ...
China central bank warns of unstable inflation outlook, low prices | Reuters
Firstpost - 5/27/2015 7:19:06 PM
BEIJING China's central bank warned of deflationary pressure in the world's second-largest economy on Wednesday as it forecast subdued consumer prices ... government's 2015 inflation target of 3 percent. The central bank, which has cut interest rates ...
IMF Lifts Philippine Inflation Outlook, Maintains Growth Forecast
Realtime Business News - 5/27/2015 5:00:06 AM
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) increased consumer price inflation outlook for the Philippines for this ... Meanwhile, sluggish trading partner growth and real exchange rate appreciation could soften net exports, the report said.
There is room for more easing by RBI
Live Mint - 5/28/2015 7:53:42 PM
kept its key policy interest rates unchanged at the April meeting. However, the central bank’s guidance remained dovish as RBI remains well on course to meet its 2016 Consumer Price Index (CPI) target of 6%. Inflation is set to stay low in the coming ...
People's Bank of China warns of unstable inflation outlook, low prices
Economic Times - 5/27/2015 12:31:05 PM
BEIJING: China's central bank warned of deflationary pressure in the world's second-largest economy on Wednesday as it forecast subdued consumer prices ... government's 2015 inflation target of 3 percent. The central bank, which has cut interest rates ...
Indonesia wants lower inflation to boost competitiveness
Net India 123 - 5/27/2015 12:16:46 PM
Bank Indonesia Governor Agus Martowardojo told an official meeting on the country's high costs that the central bank aims to bring down the inflation rate to between ... reported deflation in April, with consumer prices down by 1 percent and 0.5 percent ...
Iran raises oil prices by 40% to boost revenue
customstoday.com.pk - 5/28/2015 5:56:11 AM
TEHRAN: Iran has raised fuel prices by 40 percent and scrapped ... An interim nuclear accord with world powers, though, has helped stabilize the currency and reduce the annual inflation rate to about 14 percent in the month ending May 20.
CBI puts Iran ’s inflation rate at 15.5%
Trend - 5/28/2015 4:18:57 PM
However, the Statistical Center of Iran has put the inflation rate for the 12-month period to Ordibehesht 14.3 percent, 0.2 percent less than the previous month. The country's point ... Bank also said that the consumer price index (CPI) in Iran ’s ...
Enough food stocks to contain inflation even if monsoon weak’
freepressjournal.in - 5/27/2015 9:32:07 AM
At present, the price situation is much better with Consumer Price Index (CPI ... to keep its currency competitive in view of aggressive rate cut policy of China and other countries. “Inflation…is going to be lower than the RBI’s target.
Singapore still 3rd in world competitiveness ranking: Study
Channel News Asia - 5/28/2015 6:39:08 AM
SINGAPORE: Despite weaknesses in areas such as cost of living and immigration laws pertaining to employment of foreign labour, Singapore maintained its third position in an annual world ... “prices” indicator, which looked at consumer price inflation ...
Dubai's inflation expected to slow down further
Gulf News - 5/27/2015 12:02:27 PM
“From now on, inflation is in a declining trend. Consumers will be spending less from their pockets,” Eke told Gulf News. According to the official figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics, the UAE’s consumer price index (CPI), a measure ...
Philippines growth rate falls but outlook upbeat ahead of elections
International Business Times - 5/28/2015 7:29:15 AM
The Philippines inflation rate fell to a 21 ... As per a World Bank report in April, election-related spending will boost growth next year. In addition, strong remittances, falling oil prices and upbeat consumer and business sentiment will also help ...
Kganyago’s Rate Resolve Seen Unmoved by South African Slowdown
Bloomberg - 5/27/2015 11:40:58 AM
The five-year breakeven rate, which measures expectations for consumer-price growth, climbed 19 basis points since the start of May, to 6.51 percent. The inflation outlook has deteriorated to “uncomfortable levels” and one of the main risks is the ...