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
November Consumer Price Index: Inflation rate falls to 3.8% from previous month’s 4.2%
The Express Tribune - 12/1/2016 10:26:45 PM
ISLAMABAD: The annual inflation rate fell to 3.8% in November following seasonal reduction in prices of perishable food items, data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) revealed on Thursday. The inflation rate, measured by the Consumer Price Index ...
Inflation nears 2-year high in big economies: OECD
Market Watch - 12/6/2016 6:57:25 AM
The Paris-based think tank said consumer ... rate of inflation rose to 2.3% from 2.2% in September, but remains just above the seven-year low it reached in August. The pickup isn't yet universal, and prices continued to fall in a number of European ...
Eurozone Inflation Rate Highest Since April 2014
NASDAQ - 11/30/2016 5:24:19 AM
The European Union's statistics agency Wednesday said consumer prices in the ... due to a stabilization in energy prices that are set in world markets, and only distantly affected by ECB policy. The core rate of inflation—which excludes prices of energy ...
RBI Monetary Policy: Rate cut likely as India battles demonetisation
m.moneycontrol.com - 12/6/2016 12:41:00 PM
The MPC’s decision will be likely influenced by two factors: (a) the fall in consumer ... prices from its current historic lows, eventually leading to higher diesel and petrol pumpgate prices in India. This, in turn, could fan overall inflation rates ...
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
German inflation rate unchanged before crucial ECB meeting
Reuters - 11/29/2016 7:27:11 AM
German consumer prices, harmonized to compare with other European countries (HICP), rose by 0.7 percent on the year, preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed. That was unchanged from October's inflation rate, which marked a two-year high ...
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.
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 ...
Korea's inflation likely to remain in low 1 pct in 2017: think tank
m.koreaherald.com - 12/6/2016 1:45:26 PM
South Korea's consumer prices are expected to remain at a low 1 percent-range next year due mainly to a slowdown in the world economy and a modest ... For the first 11 months of 2016, the country's inflation rose an average 0.9 percent, slightly up from ...
How to prepare your portfolio for inflation
CITY A.M. - 12/2/2016 6:26:22 AM
Inflation is a measure of how fast the prices of goods and services are rising. It is calculated using different methodologies in different countries. Mostly, the measurement is known as the consumer price ... The higher the rate, the greater the erosion ...
UPDATE 1-Vietnam's 2016 inflation seen picking up, says World Bank
Reuters - 12/5/2016 4:06:48 AM
HANOI Dec 5 Vietnam's inflation ... rates have eased, suggesting good liquidity, while the central bank has built the country's foreign exchange reserves to a level now sufficient to cover less than three months of imports, Eckardt said. The World Bank ...
Canada’s Key Rate Set to Lag Fed’s for First Time Since 2007
bloomberg.com - 12/6/2016 11:00:48 AM
Canada and the U.S., among the world ... The risks in this country are still skewed to the downside.” Canada may have enough momentum for Poloz to begin tightening, economists said, but not until 2018 or beyond. Consumer price inflation quickened ...
Worldwide Manufacturing Prices Rise At Fastest Rate In Over 5 Years
Seeking Alpha - 12/4/2016 8:57:18 PM
compiled by Markit from surveys in over 30 countries, rose to its highest since August 2014, the survey's gauge of input prices also signalled an increase (for an eighth straight month). The rate of input cost inflation is now running at the highest since ...
Rise in oil prices will risk India’s growth trajectory: Dharmendra Pradhan
Live Mint - 12/5/2016 9:57:33 AM
India has used the slump in oil prices since 2014-15 to not just cut petrol, diesel rates to cool inflation ... In today’s world, disruption has become a part of life, he said. India, he said, is already the third largest energy consumer in the world ...
Eurozone inflation running at highest since April 2014
FOX News - 11/30/2016 11:29:23 AM
BRUSSELS – Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone is running at its highest rate in two and a half years as the impact of low oil prices fades. Eurostat, the EU's statistics agency, says Wednesday that consumer prices rose by ...