Consumer Price Index

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Consumer Price Index:

see cost of livingcost of living,
amount of money needed to buy the goods and services necessary to maintain a specified standard of living. The cost of living is closely tied to rates of inflation and deflation.
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It is worth mentioning that the Consumer Price Index and the Inflation Rate issued from the Central Informatics Organization follows a precise methodology and it also depends on the basket of goods and services whose prices are collected regularly which allows comprehensive calculation of the price indices with the required accuracy.
Table 51: Belgium consumer price index (absolute), 2007-11 117
After excluding items vulnerable to the effect of seasonable or weather factors, such as produce, fish, and energy, core consumer price index climbed 1.
Consumer price index (CPI), which measures changes in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by households, increased 1.
On a monthly basis, both the consumer price index (CPI) calculated in Austria and the HVPI were up by 1.
According to Consumer Price Index, the monthly real profit rate of investors of deposit interest was 0.
The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers was up 0.
Analysts say that most of the decline in the consumer price index in the past few months is due to lower energy prices.
The Government explains its forecast by reduction in consumer price index and implementation of rigid fiscal and monetary policies.
2% annually--than the medical consumer price index, which is about 5% a year, or the consumer price index, which is about 2.
The dues calculation includes the annual amount of the Consumer Price Index for Urban Consumers (CPI-U).
Private owners, public agencies that do budgeting and design and contractors should all be aware that construction materials prices are likely to keep rising at a much faster rate than the 3-to-4-percent increase in the consumer price index (CPI) or broad producer price index (PPI) for finished goods," says AGC's Chief Economist Ken Simonson.

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