FACTBOX-Inflation pressures around the world

Nov 2 (BestGrowthStock) – Inflation has risen from historic lows in
many countries around the world, but price pressures remain
subdued. Below are key inflation indicators from developed
economies and central bank expectations.

For a full list of current global inflation rates, please
see Reuters page (ECONCPI: ). For further information on
individual indicators, please double-click on the codes in
brackets. All figures are in percentages.

EURO ZONE INFLATION PRESSURES LATEST PREVIOUS

YEAR AGO
HICP inflation, y/y 1.9 (Oct) 1.8
(Sep) -0.1 (Oct)
Core inflation, ex energy and food 1 (Sep) 1
(Aug) 1.1 (Sep)
Producer prices, y/y 3.6 (Aug) 4.0
(Jul) -7.5 (Aug)
Manufacturer selling price expectations 9 (Oct) 9
(Sep) -8 (Oct)
Consumer price trend outlook 10 (Oct) 10
(Sep) -14 (Oct)
Labour costs y/y 1.6 (Jun) 1.9
(Mar) 3.5 (Jun)
M3 money supply, y/y 1 (Sep) 1.1
(Aug) 1.8 (Sep)
European Central Bank staff 2010 2011
Actual av 2009
2009 inflation forecast 1.5-1.7 1.2-2.2

0.3

UNITED STATES
Headline CPI, y/y (USCPNY=ECI: ) 1.1 (Sep) 1.1
(Aug) -1.3 (Sep)
Core CPI ex food, energy (USCPFY=ECI: ) 0.8 (Sep) 0.9
(Aug) 1.5 (Sep)
PCE price index, y/y (USPCEY=ECI: ) 1.4 (Sep) 1.5
(Aug) -0.6 (Sep)
Core PCE price index, y/y (USPCE2=ECI: ) 1.2 (Sep) 1.4
(Aug) 1.2 (Sep)
Core producer prices, y/y (USPPIY=ECI: ) 1.6 (Sep) 1.3
(Aug) 1.7 (Sep)
Employment cost index, q/q (USEMPC=ECI: ) 0.4 (Sep) 0.5
(Jun) 0.4 (Sep)
U.S. Fed central tendency 2010 2011

Actual av 2009
for PCE price index 1.0-1.1 1.1-1.6

-0.4

JAPAN
National core CPI, y/y (JPCPI=ECI: ) -1.1 (Sep) -1.0
(Aug) -2.3 (Sep)
Wholesale prices, y/y (JPCGPY=ECI: ) -0.1 (Sep) 0
(Aug) -7.9 (Sep)
Overtime pay y/y (JPOVRT=ECI: ) 9.9 (Sep) 10.8
(Aug) -13.2 (Sep)
Bank of Japan core CPI f’cast Yr to 3/2011 Yr to 3/2012
Actual av 2009

-0.4 +0.1

-1.4

BRITAIN
CPI inflation, y/y (GBHICY=ECI: ) 3.1 (Sep) 3.1
(Aug) 1.1 (Sep)
Factory input prices y/y (GBPIP1=ECI: ) 9.5 (Sep) 8.1
(Aug) -6.2 (Sep)
Factory output prices y/y (GBPPIY=ECI: ) 4.4 (Sep) 4.7
(Aug) 0.4 (Sep)
Retail price inflation y/y (GBRPI=ECI: ) 4.6 (Sep) 4.7
(Aug) -1.4 (Sep)
Bank of England CPI projection based Q4 2010 Q4 2011
Actual av 2009
on market rate expectations 3.04 2.16

-0.6

AUSTRALIA
CPI inflation, y/y (AUCPIY=ECI: ) 2.8 (Sep) 3.1
(Jun) 1.3 (Sep)
Trimmed mean CPI y/y (aAUCPITMY: ) 2.5 (Sep) 2.7
(Jun) 3.2 (Sep)
Weighted median CPI y/y (aAUMEDCPIY/A: ) 2.3 (Sep) 2.7
(Jun) 3.7 (Sep)
Producer prices, y/y (AUPPIY=ECI: ) 2.2 (Sep) 1
(Jun) 0.2 (Sep)
Reserve Bank of Australia forecast Dec 2010 Dec 2011
Actual av 2009
of underlying inflation 2.75 2.75

1.8

NEW ZEALAND
CPI inflation, y/y (NZCPIQ=ECI: ) 1.1 (Sep) 0.3
(Jun) 1.3 (Sep)
Producer input prices, q/q (NZPPIQ=ECI: ) 1.4 (Jun) 1.3
(Mar) 0.0 (Jun)
Producer output prices, q/q (NZPPOQ=ECI: ) 1.1 (Jun) 1.8
(Mar) -0.7 (Jun)
Reserve Bank of New Zealand estimate Dec 2010 Dec 2011

Actual av 2009
of CPI 1.3 2.0

1.4

CANADA
CPI inflation, y/y (CACPIY=ECI: ) 1.9 (Sep) 1.7
(Aug) -0.9 (Sep)
Core CPI, y/y (CACPXX=ECI: ) 1.5 (Sep) 1.6
(Aug) 1.5 (Sep)
Industrial prices, y/y (CAPPIY=ECI: ) 1.4 (Sep) 0.6
(Aug) -6.2 (Sep)
Raw materials prices, y/y(CARAWY=ECI: ) 5.8 (Sep) 5
(Aug) -21.4 (Sep)
Bank of Canada CPI projection Q4 2010 Q4 2011
Actual av 2009

2.1 1.9

0.3

SWEDEN
CPI inflation, y/y (SECPIY=ECI: ) 1.4 (Sep) 0.9
(Aug) -1.6 (Sep)
Producer prices, y/y (SEPPIY=ECI: ) 2.6 (Sep) 1.3
(Aug) -1.6 (Sep)
CPI annual average 2010 2011
Actual av 2009

1.1 1.9

-0.3

SWITZERLAND
CPI inflation, y/y (CHCPIY=ECI: ) 0.3 (Sep) 0.3
(Aug) -0.9 (Sep)
Import/producer prices, y/y (CHPPIY=ECI: ) 0.3 (Sep) 0.6
(Aug) -4.8 (Sep)
Swiss National Bank forecast for 2010 2011
Actual av 2009
average annual inflation 0.7 0.3

-0.5

(Compiled by Rahul Agrawal and Sakari Suoninen)

FACTBOX-Inflation pressures around the world