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
Reserve Bank of India Gov. Rajan: Inflation on Target
Wall Street Journal - 8/27/2014 10:52:30 AM
Mr. Rajan, who as governor has final say over interest-rate setting, left the RBI's main policy interest rate unchanged at 8% earlier this month, citing slowing inflation that was still too high for comfort. Consumer prices ... we are as a country ...
Kuroda’s Stimulus Hints Reflect Slowing Inflation: Japan Credit
Bloomberg - 8/27/2014 2:55:53 PM
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda told counterparts in Jackson Hole, Wyoming that he may ramp up stimulus if inflation ... the consumer-price index with a fixed rate, were at 2.21 percent. Boosting the unprecedented stimulus would help the world ...
Kuwait inflation to stabilize near 3-4 pct
Arab Times - 8/26/2014 5:17:15 AM
Last year’s deceleration was no surprise, as pricing power faded quickly both in the world ... inflation rate followed suit (Chart 1). From a high of 16%, rent inflation was running close to 3% in December 2009, where it could be stabilizing. Consumer ...
Marginal Rise in Inflation Forecloses Reduction in Policy Rates
Hispanic Business - 8/25/2014 12:49:25 PM
An increase in the inflation rate is likely to make the reduction of interest rates less imperative." Clarifying further the general price level trend ... eradication in the country by the government. The poverty figure by the World Bank was drawn from ...
Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate
The Motley Fool - 3/1/2014 3:43:32 PM
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price Index ... U.S. Inflation Rate data by YCharts. While inflation hasn't been much of an issue in the U.S. in the past decade, in other parts of the world it is a major issue.
Sweden lowers economic growth, inflation rate forecasts for 2014
Gant Daily - 8/25/2014 12:17:47 AM
Stockholm, Sweden (4E) – Sweden’s lowered its economic outlook and consumer price forecasts, according to a Finance Ministry report released Saturday. The country’s gross ... the ministry said. Inflation rate for 2015 is forecast at 1.1 percent ...
High prices possible reason of BJP bypoll defeats
The Economic Times - 8/25/2014 11:55:08 PM
In this season of deficient rainfall, consumer price (CPI) inflation accelerated to a ... president Sidharth Birla, commenting on the inflation data. "Voters across the country have rectified the mistakes made in the Lok Sabha elections," tweeted Lalu ...
WORLD INFLATION WOES
New York Times - 3/28/1981 11:53:19 PM
As in the developed world, a strong dependence on oil imports and a growing industrial base tend to exacerbate inflation. Among developing countries, the Asian group fared the best as consumer prices rose at a 14.5 percent annual rate. Prices among five ...
10 countries with highest inflation rate
Rediff India Abroad - 4/5/2011 5:19:12 AM
With prices of commodities ... experiencing the full impact of inflation. The entire world - from a rich nation like the United States to one of the poorest countries, Congo - is trying to bring soaring inflation rates under control.
PF return less than inflation: EPFO
Times of India - 8/26/2014 7:54:44 AM
It then went on to point out that during four of the preceding five years, returns on the statutory savings was less than the consumer price inflation ... savings of five crore employees across the country. The idea seems to be to fix its own investment ...
Consumer Inflation Views in Three Countries
econintersect.com - 11/26/2013 2:27:06 AM
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 ...
World food inflation slows as farm prices set to stabilise - OECD/FAO
Reuters - 7/11/2014 9:25:05 AM
"At the start of the (2014-2023) outlook period, food price inflation at the consumer level appears lower ... as wealthier people in emerging countries eat more protein, but the growth rate will be slower than in the previous 10 years, the agencies said.
Eleven Countries with Soaring Inflation
Yahoo Finance - 9/5/2013 11:59:47 PM
Brazil's real GDP growth rate of 7.5% in 2010 was among the world’s best, but since then the country's average ... The government claimed consumer prices rose 0.9% month-over-month in July, while outside sources estimate the inflation rate at more ...
The Three Countries With The Highest Inflation
Forbes - 5/9/2014 7:43:49 PM
Elevated inflation can be harmful to a country’s economy. Moreover, as prices rise, if wages don’t keep ... In this article, we’ll discuss the three countries with the world’s highest inflation rate. We’ll also include a brief, but important ...