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
BSP sees above 3% inflation in February
BusinessMirror. - 2/27/2017 3:05:57 PM
Consumer prices may have increased ... The projected February inflation is also a stark contrast to the 0.9 percent rate seen in the same month last year. The BSP’s projection also indicates that the country’s inflation rate would hit above 3 percent ...
Global Economy: Two percent inflation. A call to action?
Reuters - 2/24/2017 11:13:17 AM
The U.S. consumer price index (CPI), published mid-Feb, has already shown prices rising at their fastest monthly pace in nearly four years in January and a year-on-year rate of 2.5 percent. However, the Fed has often emphasized the inflation measure for ...
Inflation rate rises to 2.1%, fuelled by gas prices as new carbon policies take hold
mymcmurray.com - 2/24/2017 10:44:39 AM
with gas prices spiking by 20.6 per cent across the country compared to the year before. The overall inflation reading last month was stronger than December’s rate of 1.5 per cent, the agency’s latest consumer price index said. However, excluding ...
2017 is seeing the return of the inflation monster
notayesmanseconomics.wordpress.com - 2/27/2017 3:13:07 PM
Of course it was a bad period yet again for mainstream economists who listened to the chattering in the Ivory Towers about “deflation” as they sung along to “the end of the world ... inflation rate based on the European harmonised index of consumer ...
Gold Gets a Shot in the Arm from Inflation and China
usfunds.com - 2/20/2017 11:56:49 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 ...
Ottawa’s inflation rate jumps to 1.9% in January
Ottawa Business Journal - 2/24/2017 9:36:04 PM
with gas prices spiking by 20.6 per cent across the country compared to the year before. The overall inflation reading last month was stronger than December's rate of 1.5 per cent, the agency's latest consumer price index said. However, excluding gasoline ...
Gas prices a factor in Manitoba inflation jump
Winnipeg Free Press - 2/24/2017 10:30:20 AM
Manitoba's annual inflation rate jumped above two per cent last month as higher gasoline prices helped push up the cost of living here and elsewhere in Canada. In its latest monthly Consumer Price ... 20.6 per cent across the country compared to the ...
Global inflation is back
The bull - 2/26/2017 11:28:13 PM
Investor views on the inflation outlook ... month in a row when the 12-month rate rose. A similar reflation occurred in other countries (with the focus on Europe and China), such is the influence of oil prices on consumer or headline inflation.
Higher gas prices fuel January inflation surge
rcinet.ca - 2/24/2017 3:52:28 PM
Gas prices went up by 20.6 per across the country compared to the year before, increasing transportation costs, the main contributor to the higher inflation rate, by 6.3 per cent ... Of the eight parts of the consumer economy that Statistics Canada ...
Snapshot of Chinese inflation is lower
United Press International - 2/27/2017 6:30:34 AM
27 (UPI) --At a time when supply issues are weighing on the mind of oil investors on the global market, China said one of its measures of inflation was lower. The consumer price index ... of Petroleum Exporting Countries expected Chinese oil demand ...
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
Every month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the Consumer Price ... 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. Venezuela is a prime example: The value of the country's ...
Reasons why Gold Prices are Rising & the Dollar is Falling
commoditytrademantra.com - 2/27/2017 11:16:53 AM
Gold prices are now up around 7% since the Fed’s December rate hike, according to Bloomberg. Last week we saw the Consumer Price Index report showing inflation above 2% and ... and responses by other world leaders are keeping investors skeptical of ...
UPDATE 1-Spanish consumer prices hovers at four-year high in February
NASDAQ - 2/27/2017 3:53:05 AM
(Adds quote, details) MADRID, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Spanish inflation stood well above the European ... The Spanish government has so far downplayed any fears for the country's economic recovery as consumer price growth exits a prolonged period at close ...