Gb, inflazione maggio a tasso annuo minimo da due anni e mezzo

martedì 19 giugno 2012 10:35
 

19 giugno (Reuters) - The Office for National Statistics
released the following consumer price indices on Tuesday: 
       
                                     MAY       APR       
      CPI (HICP)  
      Mth-on-mth (pct)              -0.1*      0.6  
      Yr-on-yr                       2.8**     3.0 
       
      Core CPI (ex- energy, food, 
        (alcohol and tobacco) 
      Mth-on-mth (pct)               0.1       0.6  
      Yr-on-yr                       2.2       2.1             
       
      RPI 
      Mth-on-mth (pct)              UNCH       0.7 
      Yr-on-yr                       3.1***    3.5             
              
      RPIX (RPI ex-mortgages) 
      Mth-on-mth                    UNCH       0.7 
      Yr-on-yr                       3.1****   3.5        
       
      NOTE - Consensus forecasts (pct): 
               mth/mth       yr/yr   
      CPI       0.1          3.0   
      RPI       0.2          3.3  
      RPIX      0.2          3.4 
       
   COMPONENTS OF CPI (pct): 
                                  MAY    YR/YR     APR     YR/YR
   Food & non-alcoholic bevs      0.3    3.3#     -0.1      4.3 
   Alcoholic bevs & tobacco      -0.1    4.8##     2.9      5.5 
   Clothing & footwear           -0.1    1.6       0.2      2.1 
   
   Housing,water,elec,gas,fuels  -0.1    6.2       0.9      6.2 
   Furniture, hhold equip, main.  0.6    3.9      -1.2      3.7 
    
   Health                        UNCH    3.3       1.1      3.1 
   Transport                     -0.8    1.7       1.2      1.7 
   Communication                  0.8    4.1       0.4      4.2 
   Recreation & culture          -0.4   -0.7       0.4     -0.5 
   Education                     UNCH    5.1      UNCH      5.1 
   Restaurants & hotels           0.4    3.3       1.0      3.3 
   Misc. goods & services        UNCH    2.1       0.1      2.7 
   All goods                     -0.3    2.3###    0.3      3.1 
   All services                   0.2    3.3       1.0      2.9 
   Fuels and lubricants          -3.1    0.8####   2.0      5.3 
   RPI housing component          0.1    1.7       0.9      1.6 
     
    * First negative reading for monthly CPI rate between the
months of April and May since records began in 1996 
    ** Lowest annual CPI rate since November 2009 
    *** Lowest annual RPI rate since December 2009 
    **** Lowest annual RPIX rate since November 2009 
    # Lowest annual rate of inflation for food and non-alcoholic
beverages since June 2010 
    ## Lowest annual rate of inflation for alcoholic beverages
and tobacco since August 2010 
    ### Lowest annual rate of inflation for all goods since
November 2009 
    #### Lowest annual rate of inflation for fuels and
lubricants since October 2009