Rappler's latest stories on inflation
China's inflation is steady at 4.5% in December 2019, but pork prices remain high due to the African swine fever outbreak
(UPDATED) Transportation expenses go up, but low rice prices keep inflation within target in December 2019
(UPDATED) Inflation jumps in November, as expected by analysts
Employees in the consumer goods, energy, and tech sectors are seen to get the highest salary increases in 2020
African swine fever does not harm humans, yet it appears consumers are avoiding pork. The shift to chicken and beef has pushed up prices.
(UPDATED) Inflation in the Philippines is at its slowest pace in over 3 years
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Inflation in China hits 3% in September 2019, the highest since November 2013
A sharp drop in inflation is not an unalloyed boon. As they say, keep everything in moderation.
(UPDATED) Rice prices drop further in September 2019, but still not as low as the economic team had hoped
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas trims the benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points for the 3rd time in 2019
Food prices are down, but what's causing prices of goods in Mimaropa to remain high?
(3rd UPDATE) The inflation rate for August 2019 is even lower than the government's target range of 2% to 4%
(UPDATED) Inflation remains within target for the 6th straight month, but economists warn of the so-called base effect
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Economic managers project inflation to settle between 2.7% and 3.5% in 2019, far from the rates experienced last year
Since we’re coming from very high prices last year, and prices have now stabilized at high levels, we can expect inflation to drop significantly this year – all thanks to the base effect
(UPDATED) This is well within the government's target and the lowest inflation rate since September 2017
Consumers were pessimistic, but businesses were upbeat for the 2nd quarter of 2019, according to Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas surveys
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas maintains monetary policy settings 'for the time being' as it expects lower inflation in 2019 and 2020
Rising pork and fruit prices lead to higher inflation in China for May 2019
'The country needs to have a more robust solution to mitigate the impacts of extreme weather conditions and climate change,' says Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Ernesto Pernia
(UPDATED) The Philippines' inflation rate rises in May 2019, the first time that it rose after 6 straight months of slowdowns. Did the central bank cut rates too soon?
The latest data puts consumer prices in the 19-nation single currency bloc even further from the European Central Bank's inflation goal of just below 2.0%
Workers' unions in Argentina lead a general strike as they demand government action on rising inflation
Millions of people have fled the country as astronomical rises in the cost of consumer goods and broader economic woes have made food and basic supplies unobtainable for average people
To thank Duterte for his 'political will and decisive action' on inflation is like thanking an arsonist for putting out a fire he created in the first place
(4th UPDATE) As inflation eases further in April, analysts are looking at whether the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas will cut the benchmark interest rate or the reserve requirement ratio
Prices of goods and services in Zimbabwe are skyrocketing at rates unseen in a decade. 'It's a miracle how people are surviving,' says a resident.
The Otso Diretso Senate bet says ordinary people still feel the effects of the higher prices of food and vegetables
(4th UPDATE) Inflation again slows down in March. Will the central bank now cut interest rates?
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Socioeconomic Planning Assistant Secretary Mercedita Sombilla says planting and harvesting may be delayed, but there would be no major impact on rice production
The consumer price index declines only at 1.5% in February year-on-year, compared to January's 1.7%
Newly-installed Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas governor Benjamin Diokno says timing is important when deciding on easing monetary policies amid cooling inflation
(3rd UPDATE) Metro Manila sees its lowest inflation rate in 18 months. All other regions also exhibit slower inflation rates.
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas sees inflation in 2019 averaging 3.1%, well within the target band of 2% to 4%
Rappler reviews statements of the government's economic team and finds that they never mentioned media reports among the factors which aggravated inflation in 2018
The Foundation for Economic Freedom calls on the Duterte administration to boost farm productivity, which would aid in easing inflation
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(UPDATED) The latest inflation figure is closer to the government's target range of 2% to 4%
TheNerve’s survey results show Filipinos feeling financially worse off in 2018
Inflation felt by the poorest Filipino households hit 7.2% in 2018, and some regions still register double digits in December
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(UPDATED) Inflation eases in December amid a sharp drop in global oil prices, higher domestic rice supply, and a slight recovery of the peso
Antagonistic remarks only put at risk otherwise friendly relations between government and the private sector
The Department of Finance says analysts' inaccurate forecasts elevated inflation expectations. But the agency's own estimates were also off.
All in all, there’s a sense that the Duterte government brought about needless economic hardships to the Filipino people in 2018
High, soaring, elevated, skyrocketing. We're running out of synonyms to describe inflation in 2018.