Francia, Cpi armonizzato agosto +0,5% mese, +1,0% anno, come stime

giovedì 12 settembre 2013 08:54

PARIGI, 12 settembre (Reuters) - French consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in
August from July, giving a year-on-year inflation rate of 1.0 percent,
EU-harmonised data released on Thursday from the INSEE national statistics
office showed. 
    The result was in line with a Reuters poll of economists' expectations for  
an increase of 0.5 percent month-on-month and an increase of 1.0 year-on-year.  
    Inflation slowed from July when the EU-harmonised consumer price index fell 
0.3 percent over one month and rose 1.2 percent over one year. The July figures 
were not revised from initial estimate. 
    INSEE said that the August increase was mainly due to a seasonal rise in 
prices for manufactured goods following the summer sales period and higher 
prices for tourism-related services. 
                                  Index*   m/m (pct chg)  y/y (pct chg) 
 EU-harmonised (HICP)             115.36   0.5            1.0 
 National measure                 127.73   0.5            0.9 
 National measure excl. tobacco   125.90   0.4            0.7 
 Core inflation*                  122.44   0.0            0.6 
    French EU-harmonised inflation fell to a historical low of -0.8 percent in 
July 2009 and hit an all-time high of 4.0 percent in July 2008, according to 
INSEE's records going back to 1991. 
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