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
Zambia: Consumers Hail Drop in Inflation
AllAfrica - 8/28/2016 7:01:28 AM
CONSUMER bodies have said that the drop in inflation in the month of August is an indication that the economic environment in the country is stable. Central Statistical Office (CSO) on Thursday announced that the annual rate ... a cheaper price now that ...
Goldman Sachs Raises India's Retail Inflation Forecast For 2016-17
NDTV - 8/28/2016 7:22:57 AM
New Delhi: Financial services major Goldman Sachs has marginally revised upwards its forecast on Consumer ... to the global major, narrowing of the output gap and abating favourable base effects from weak commodity prices may lead to a rise in inflation.
Venezuela's Inflation Rate Now Approaching Lunacy Levels
Forbes - 8/26/2016 3:32:05 PM
Venezuela’s inflation rate is traveling at ludicrous speed. Colombia has been unable to help, despite allowing for Venezuelans to come into the country’s supermarkets ... “24 minimum wages to cover the consumer price basked of food items in July ...
The Inflation Interest Rate Paradox: Why You Must Continuously Invest
financialsamurai.com - 8/27/2016 9:43:08 PM
The government likes to tell us there is little-to-no inflation. They point to the Consumer Price Index ... “Interest rates will only rise if the Demand for money rises. Demand for money rises when there is an acceleration in the global economy.
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
RBI Governor Raghram Rajan urges caution on market reforms given global turmoil
Financial Express - 8/27/2016 12:46:15 PM
RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan welcomed the appointment of Urjit Patel as his successor, calling him a close ally and saying it would ensure continuity in meeting the country ... that inflation will fall in the months ahead”, after consumer prices rose ...
Mining, cedi push producer inflation up (Ghana)
asokoinsight.com - 8/27/2016 12:39:06 PM
Producer prices in the country have inched ... next month to decide the policy rate for the next quarter. The central bank has since July last year kept the policy rate at 26 percent in order to control consumer inflation, which declined to 16.7 percent ...
Inflation rate 1.3% in July amid lower fuel prices, higher food costs: Statcan
CoastReporter VOICE OF THE SUNSHINE COAST - 8/19/2016 5:31:56 AM
OTTAWA - The country's annual inflation rate was 1.3 per cent in July as Canadians paid more for shelter and food but less for fuel, Statistics Canada said Friday. This overall inflation number in the federal agency's latest consumer price index came in a ...
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.
U.S. consumer prices unchanged; underlying inflation slowing
Reuters - 8/16/2016 2:22:13 AM
Last month's flat reading in the Consumer Price Index ... on persistently low U.S. inflation. The U.S. central bank raised its benchmark overnight interest rate in December for the first time in nearly a decade. Gasoline prices fell 4.7 percent in July ...
Nirmala Sitharaman Is Correct In Pitching For Lowering Interest Rates
swarajyamag.com - 8/28/2016 6:18:31 AM
Real interest rates are at decadal high Real interest rates (based on both the consumer price index ... depositors in the country have lived with negative real interest rates (State Bank of India, one-year deposit rate – CPI inflation rate) averaging ...
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 ...
If inflation slows, repo rate should fall: Ashima Goyal
The Hindu - 8/26/2016 11:10:13 PM
Edited excerpts: Do you think retail inflation, which has risen to above 6 per cent in July mainly due to rise in food prices, can derail Reserve Bank of India’s 5 per cent inflation target for March 2017? We are in a special situation as the country has ...
RBI governor Rajan confident Urjit Patel will help achieve inflation objectives
worldnews24x7.tv - 8/28/2016 7:08:38 AM
Calling him a close ally, the outgoing RBI chief said Urjit would ensure continuity in meeting the country ... for cutting inflation in half during his three-year tenure after introducing a target that aims to keep consumer prices rising at 2-6%.
Is India’s Consumer Price Inflation Indicating a Rate Cut?
Market Realist - 4/5/2016 1:10:53 AM
The Reserve Bank of India’s (or RBI) primary gauge of measuring inflation is the consumer price inflation (or CPI ... in the RBI not aggressively reducing interest rates. Also, the fiscal state of the country has been an important aspect for the ...