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
How Does Inflation Work?
worldatlas.com - 2/20/2017 4:33:00 PM
Stagflation is the combination of a stagnant economy due to inflation and a high unemployment rate. Stagflation transpired during the 1970's mostly affecting industrialized countries whose ... a metric measurement of Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Inflation is still below targets in most CEE countries
Forex Street - 2/20/2017 8:33:24 AM
In light of the actual January data and the new weights, we revised our annual CPI inflation rate forecast by 0.2ppt to 2.5% for 2017. We continue to see upside risks stemming from the fast-paced wage growth; the translation into higher consumer prices may ...
Fuel price surge sends UK inflation to highest since June 2014
uk.mobile.reuters.com - 2/14/2017 1:38:10 AM
But most of her colleagues have given no sign they want to raise rates soon, given the uncertain outlook for Britain's economy as the country ... Excluding oil prices and other volatile components such as food, core consumer price inflation held steady ...
Will high inflation return in 2017?
www.vietnambreakingnews.com - 2/20/2017 10:06:27 AM
VietNamNet Bridge – The government successfully reined in the inflation rate ... the world’s leading oil exporters try to cut output to stabilize the prices), and MOF raises the environment tax. SBV is closely watching the performance of the consumer ...
Greek consumer prices rise in January, led by transport, housing costs
Euronews - 2/15/2017 11:23:58 AM
ATHENS (Reuters) – Greece’s annual EU-harmonised inflation rate picked up in January ... The reading in January was 1.5 percent from 0.3 percent in December. Consumer prices were led higher by transport, housing, telecoms, alcoholic beverages and ...
Consumer Price Inflation Eases To A Five Year Low At 3.17% In January
NDTV - 2/13/2017 1:35:11 PM
Retail inflation in the country ... the vegetable prices that declined by 15.62 per cent. Price of Pulses declined by 6.62 per cent. A Reuters poll of 26 economists, had predicted the inflation rate for January to be at 3.22 per cent. Consumer price ...
Gold Investment is now Insurance for Long-Term Protection against Inflation
commoditytrademantra.com - 2/20/2017 5:15:57 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 ...
U.S. retail sales rise; inflation posts largest gain in four years
Reuters - 2/15/2017 2:51:33 PM
WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in January and consumer prices recorded their ... demand together with firming inflation and a tightening labor market could allow the Fed to raise interest rates at least twice this year.
British consumers battered by Brexit inflation
Reuters - 2/17/2017 3:36:18 AM
LONDON British shoppers unexpectedly cut back on their spending in January as last year's Brexit vote pushed up inflation, official data showed on Friday, the strongest sign to date that the country ... consumer spending is going to suffer as higher prices ...
Mexico Raises Key Rate After Inflation Surges and Peso Stumbles
Bloomberg - 2/9/2017 2:01:24 PM
Banco de Mexico, led by Governor Agustin Carstens, increased the key rate ... send the inflation rate up by the most in 21 years in January. Banxico now faces the challenge of reining in consumer prices just as some economists are warning the country ...
International Economic Week In Review: A Rise In Commodity Prices Brings Inflation
Seeking Alpha - 2/20/2017 4:01:23 AM
Should the data continue to move in this direction - higher prices that increase at an uncomfortable rate - the BOE may have to raise rates to keep inflation expectations in check. While the overall trend of growth is increasing, the world economy is also ...
Car prices increased by 5% in UK since Brexit vote as inflation threatens
Speed Lux - 2/20/2017 12:58:15 PM
Together with the increasing price of fuel and food, it is one reason inflation could reach its highest level for two-and-a-half years when official figures are released later on Tuesday. The City anticipates the UK’s Consumer Prices Index (CPI ...
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
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.