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
Inflation is still below targets in most CEE countries
Forex Street - 2/20/2017 8:33:24 AM
In light of the actual January data and the new weights, we revised our annual CPI inflation rate forecast by 0.2ppt to 2.5% for 2017. We continue to see upside risks stemming from the fast-paced wage growth; the translation into higher consumer prices may ...
U.K. Inflation And The Oil Price
Seeking Alpha - 2/22/2017 4:20:29 AM
It has been much higher for most of the last decade, and yet the Bank of England has kept interest rates at historic lows. But consumer price inflation - the prices ... effect in oil-dependent developed countries, which showed itself as stagnant output ...
Gold Gets A Shot In The Arm From Inflation And China
Forbes - 2/21/2017 7:02:08 PM
Inflation just got another jolt, rising as much as 2.5 percent year-over-year in January, the highest such rate since March 2012. Led by higher gasoline, rent and health care costs, consumer ... the world’s top two consumers of gold, and both countries ...
Global inflation on the march?
Reuters - 2/14/2017 5:15:54 PM
Shoppers are starting to complain the world over. The yuan, the euro, the pound in their pockets, buying a bit less than before ... UK consumer prices are rising at their fastest since mid 2014. But a 1.8 per cent rate is small compared to the prices ...
Singapore consumer price inflation at 28-month high on rising food and transport costs
ibtimes.sg - 2/23/2017 6:35:18 AM
Consumer price inflation in the island ... broadly pulled higher by the latest news from the world's largest economy indicating interest rates may soon rise further there. In January, Singapore's CPI inflation came at 0.6% from a year earlier, in line ...
Money Briefs: Malaysia's inflation rate at 11-month high of 3.2%
The Straits Times - 2/23/2017 4:55:05 AM
Malaysia's inflation rate at 11-month high of 3.2% KUALA LUMPUR • Malaysia's consumer price index rose 3.2 per cent last month ... in new funds to compete with rivals in the country's hotly contested online entertainment sector. The investment is in ...
Will high inflation return in 2017?
www.vietnambreakingnews.com - 2/20/2017 10:06:27 AM
VietNamNet Bridge – The government successfully reined in the inflation rate ... the world’s leading oil exporters try to cut output to stabilize the prices), and MOF raises the environment tax. SBV is closely watching the performance of the consumer ...
Euro Zone January Inflation Confirmed at 1.8 Percent Year-on-year
USNews - 2/22/2017 10:39:52 AM
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone inflation rose to an annual rate of 1.8 percent in January, the European Union statistics agency said on Wednesday confirming its earlier estimates. On a monthly basis, consumer prices in the 19-country currency bloc went ...
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.
Singapore inflation accelerates to 2-yr high, easing bets recede
Times of India - 2/23/2017 11:43:07 AM
Singapore's inflation rose at its fastest pace in two years in January, led by services and oil-related items, virtually shuttig out the prospect of further monetary policy easing at the central bank's next meeting in April. The all-items consumer price ...
Is an Inflation Comeback in the Works?
acting-man.com - 2/23/2017 11:43:07 AM
The U.S. cost of living increased in January by the most since February 2013, led by higher costs for gasoline and other goods and services that indicate inflation is gathering momentum. The consumer-price ... rate policy because it has created a world ...
China, Price Inflation & Weak US Dollar – A Perfect Storm for Higher Gold Prices
commoditytrademantra.com - 2/20/2017 6:20:22 PM
Some businessman says, “I want to get my yuan out of the country,” and I’m the central bank, I say, “Okay, give me your yuan. Here are the dollars,” and you send the dollars out of the country. But I buy it at a fixed rate and that’s how I ...
RBI paused on rates in Feb on fears remonetisation will fan inflation
Hindustan Times - 2/22/2017 3:04:44 PM
The potential threat of rising prices ... countries. However, their future policy direction indicates rapid strengthening of the rates.” Delhi School of Economics director Pami Dua noted that while the transitory effects of demonetisation on inflation ...
African Markets - Factors to watch on Feb 23
Reuters - 2/23/2017 5:02:15 AM
EVENTS: ZAMBIA - Statistics office to release February consumer price inflation data any time starting today ... minutes indicated a cautious approach to raising U.S. interest rates. WORLD OIL PRICES Oil futures rose nearly 1 percent on Thursday after ...