China's economy is expected to slow to an annual 7 per cent in the first quarter of this year, a top Chinese government think tank said in a research report, a sign policy makers will have to roll out more stimulus to support faltering growt
Euro zone consumer prices fell at a record-equalling pace in January, more steeply than expected and supporting the backers of the European Central Bank's (ECB) money-printing plan to combat sustained deflation.
The European s
Bahrain's rate of inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) remained largely unchanged from May this year to last month, a report said.
Data from the Central Informatics Organisation released yesterday revealed t
Consumer prices in Bahrain fell 0.2 per cent in January from a year earlier, the first decrease in 5 months, and also dipped 0.1 per cent from the previous month , data from the Central Informatics Organisation showed on Monday.
The consumer prices in Dubai have registered the first year-on-year fall in the last 21 months, due to a 5.5 per cent drop in housing and utilities costs, according to data released by Dubai Statistics Center.
Analysts polled by Reute
Annual inflation in Kuwait hit a 13-month low of 4.5 per cent in September, the country's state news agency Kuna cited data from the Central Statistics Office as showing on Sunday.
But consumer price growth accelerated to a nine-month
Qatar's annual inflation edged up to 1.9 per cent in July, its highest level in at least 19 months, data from the Gulf country's statistics authority showed on Tuesday.
Consumer prices fell 0.3 per cent month-on-month in July after a 0.1
Inflation in the UAE eased to a three-month low of 1.3 per cent on an annual basis in July helped by a weak housing market, data showed on Sunday, and analysts expect price pressures to remain low in the coming months.
Consumer price growt
Jordan's annual inflation rate rose to 4.4 per cent in the first quarter of the year on gains in energy and food costs, according to figures released by the Department of Statistics on Monday.
Yearly inflation has picked up since the s
Consumer prices in Qatar fell 2.1 per cent on an annual basis in August, the mildest deflation this year, and rose 0.1 per cent from the previous month, data from the Gulf country's statistics authority showed on Sunday.