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
Canadian Inflation Beats Expectations
Wall Street Journal - 9/19/2014 10:03:45 AM
In its latest interest-rate statement, the Bank of Canada indicated it was not overly worried about a recent pickup in consumer prices, saying they ... chief economist at CIBC World Markets, "because the inflation data is inconsistent with the Bank of ...
Will Canada Price Spike Lead to Rate Rethink?
The Wall Street Journal - 9/19/2014 2:42:56 PM
A spike in Canada’s core inflation ... with softer prices in the U.S., underscoring the effects of a weaker domestic dollar and possibly turning up the heat on the country’s central bank to move toward a rate hike. Canada’s core consumer price ...
Canada inflation unlikely to move Bank of Canada’s rate stand
Edmonton Journal - 9/19/2014 7:26:16 AM
OTTAWA — Canada’s annual rate of inflation remained at 2.1% last month — just ... In June, the federal agency’s consumer prices index stood at 2.4%. Shelter costs rose 2.8% in August from the same month a year earlier, down from a 3% annual pace ...
Botswana and global inflation rise slowly
thevoicebw.com - 9/19/2014 4:58:56 PM
Global consumer prices also rose at a slower pace across most of the world’s largest economies in ... and food prices contributed to very low annual rates of inflation and, in a growing number of countries, to consumer prices that are lower than they ...
Brazil's inflation shoots above target in mid-September
Yahoo Finance - 9/19/2014 12:34:05 PM
Brazil's annual inflation rate surpassed the government's target range in mid-September as meat prices rose sharply, giving ammunition to opposition candidates in the run-up to the October presidential elections. Consumer prices rose 6.62 percent in the 12 ...
Inflation up 2.1% in August
TMCnet.com - 9/19/2014 3:33:02 PM
Figures released Friday by Statistics Canada said this country's consumer price index rose by 2.1% in August ... the cost of telecommunications services also boosted inflation. The overall inflation rate is the same as the 2.1% recorded in July.
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.
B.C. inflation well below Canadian average in August
Business in Vancouver - 9/19/2014 2:50:05 PM
Inflation in British Columbia was 1.4% in the 12 months to August, according to Statistics Canada data released September 19. The province had the second-lowest rate of growth in the consumer price index (CPI) in the country, after Prince Edward Island (1.2%).
City's inflation rate creeps higher
Ottawa Business Journal - 9/19/2014 2:14:18 PM
While the rise in the cost of living held steady in August across the country ... The city's inflation rate rose from 2.1 per cent to 2.2 percent, while the national rate was unchanged from July, when the federal agency's consumer price index also rose ...
India inflation hits 5-year low but rates to stay high
Business Recorder - 9/15/2014 1:21:46 PM
MUMBAI: India's wholesale price inflation slowed last month to its lowest in nearly five years, data showed Monday, but the ... before it cuts rates," D.K. Joshi, chief economist of leading Indian credit rating agency Crisil, told AFP. "Consumer prices ...
The Bond Market Is Telling Us Not to Worry About Inflation
Businessweek - 9/19/2014 8:26:31 PM
Back in early summer, the inflation hawks on the Federal Reserve’s rate-setting committee were trumpeting the ... Inflation has been trending lower since then. In August the Consumer Price Index actually fell 0.2 percent from July. It was flat excluding ...
Venezuela’s inflation rate rises to 63.4 percent in August
GBTIMES - 9/11/2014 9:15:59 AM
Venezuela’s annualized inflation rate soared to 63.4 percent in August after a monthslong ... have led to critics accusing the Venezuelan government of withholding consumer price data for political reasons. The government however dismissed the allegations.
GBP to CAD Exchange Rate Softens on Positive Canadian CPI, Forecast for the Week Ahead
FCF - 9/19/2014 3:47:21 PM
The Consumer Price ... of the world’s mining companies, making it the fourth largest gold mining country in the world. The recent drop in demand for gold, which can be attributed to the Federal Reserve increasing forecasts for interest rates, has ...
World Cup to kick up prices in inflation-weary Brazil
Reuters - 4/21/2014 7:12:05 AM
Those three areas account for about a tenth of the weighting of Brazil's benchmark IPCA consumer price gauge. That could spell trouble for President Dilma Rousseff as the inflation rate ... countries tend to see rising prices when they host the World Cup.
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.