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
Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise at Slowest Pace in Five Months
Bloomberg - 8/19/2014 12:42:13 PM
The Fed’s 2-percent inflation goal is based on the Commerce Department’s price gauge that is tied to consumer ... is the world’s biggest pork supplier. “Although Russia has banned U.S. pork imports, international demand from other countries remains ...
UK inflation falls more than expected, reduces chance of 2014 rate rise
Business Recorder - 8/19/2014 11:52:06 AM
LONDON: British inflation eased more than expected in July and the pace of house price growth slowed in June, according to data that underscored the Bank of England's message that it is in no rush to hike interest rates. Consumer prices rose 1.6 percent on ...
UK CPI inflation rate falls to 1.6%; rail fares to rise by up to 5.5% - business live
theguardian.com - 8/19/2014 6:08:30 AM
Breaking: The UK consumer prices index has tumbled to 1.6% in July, a sharp fall on June’s 1.9%. That should bring some relief to households, and also takes inflation ... that rates are likely to remain lower for longer. In the corporate world, mining ...
U.S. consumer prices rise modestly in July
Win 98.5 - 8/19/2014 8:31:40 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices ... is keeping a lid on price pressures. That could add to the view that the U.S. central bank will be in no hurry to raise its benchmark interest rate. The Fed targets 2 percent inflation and it tracks an ...
Skepticism over Abe’s inflation goal grows as price gauge retreats
Japan Times - 8/19/2014 4:52:45 PM
Traders are growing more skeptical Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will achieve his 2 percent inflation target after a sales tax increase derailed growth. The 10-year break-even rate, a gauge of expectations for consumer-price ... to spur the world’s third ...
Inflation remains below Bank of England’s target
The Scotsman - 8/19/2014 12:49:22 PM
However, with rail fares in England set to rise by an inflation busting 3.5 per cent, Labour warned that voters are still being hit by a “cost of living crisis.” The fall in the consumer price index CPI rate also means that the Bank of England is under ...
Inflation: Three reasons why rising food prices could be here to stay
Economic Times - 8/19/2014 6:58:37 AM
None of the standard explanations quite explain the rise in food prices India has seen: pronounced since 2006 and alarming after 2010. Drought and poor rains? The country ... the latest Consumer Price Index numbers show that food inflation in July ...
Nigeria Inflation Rate Advances for Fifth Straight Month in July
Businessweek - 8/18/2014 2:09:18 PM
Nigeria’s inflation rate advanced for a fifth ... Governor Kingsley Moghalu said. Consumer-price growth will probably average 7.5 percent this year, World Bank economist John Litwach said in a July forecast. The country targets 9 percent as the upper ...
Rates rise pressure eases as inflation tumbles
Re:locate - 8/19/2014 10:47:41 AM
The fall in the Consumer Price ... rate, plus 1 per cent, is the one on which the increases in next year’s rail fares are based, meaning that commuters will have to pay an extra 3.5 per cent in 2015, in a nation where fares are already among the world ...
UK inflation falls more than expected in July
7 News Yahoo - 8/19/2014 8:45:59 AM
LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - British inflation eased more than expected in July after hitting a five-month high in June, official data showed on Tuesday. Consumer prices rose 1.6 percent ... hold off on raising interest rates despite Britain's surprisingly ...
Nigeria's Inflation Rate Rises to 8.3 Percent
AllAfrica - 8/19/2014 6:51:27 AM
NIGERIA'S inflation rate sustained its rising ... Kingsley Moghalu said. Consumer-price growth will probably average 7.5 per cent this year, World Bank economist John Litwach said in a July forecast. The country targets nine per cent as the upper limit.
Nigeria’s inflation inches to 8.3% on uptick in food component
Businessday - 8/19/2014 8:38:50 AM
Nigeria’s inflation year-on-year inched ... sustained pressure on both the exchange rate and consumer prices, as well as accentuate the already high demand for foreign exchange, further depleting the country’s external reserves.”
Nigeria records marginal rise in inflation rate for July
en.starafrica.com - 8/18/2014 7:38:35 PM
According to the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Month of July released in Abuja on Monday by Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the increases in the prices of bread, meat and cereals pushed up the country’s inflation rate to 8.3 percent ...
Home construction rebounds in U.S. As inflation eases
Daily Herald - 8/19/2014 12:35:03 PM
U.K. Inflation Price pressures also abated overseas. U.K. inflation cooled more than economists forecast in July, giving the Bank of England leeway to keep its key interest rate at a record low. The rate of consumer ... in parts of the country and bitter ...