Zona euro, inflazione febbraio confermata -0,3% su anno

martedì 17 marzo 2015 11:06
 

BRUXELLES, 17 marzo (Reuters) - The European Union's statistics office, Eurostat, released
the following on February consumer prices in the 19-nation euro zone.
    The table includes the core rate of inflation referred to by the European Central Bank,
which excludes volatile energy and unprocessed food costs.
    Euro area inflation rates (%), selected aggregates

                      Weight                       Annual rate                           Monthly
                       ()                                                                rate
                       2015   Feb 14  Sep 14  Oct 14  Nov 14  Dec 14  Jan 15  Feb 15     Feb 15
 All-items HICP       1000.0  0.7     0.3     0.4     0.3     -0.2    -0.6    -0.3p      0.6p
 All-items            893.9   1.1     0.7     0.7     0.6     0.6     0.4     0.6p       0.5p
 excluding:
 > energy
 > energy,            819.4   1.1     0.8     0.7     0.7     0.7     0.6     0.7p       0.5p
 unprocessed food
 > energy, food,      697.3   1.0     0.8     0.7     0.7     0.7     0.6     0.7p       0.6p
 alcohol & tobacco
 > energy, seasonal   855.5   1.1     0.8     0.7     0.6     0.7     0.5     0.6p       0.5p
 food
 > tobacco            976.3   0.6     0.3     0.3     0.2     -0.2    -0.7    -0.4p      0.6p
 Food, alcohol &      196.6   1.5     0.3     0.5     0.5     0.0     -0.1    0.5p       0.4p
 tobacco
 > processed food,    122.1   1.8     1.0     0.8     0.6     0.5     0.4     0.5p       0.2p
 alcohol & tobacco
 > unprocessed food   74.5    0.9     -0.9    0.0     0.2     -1.0    -0.8    0.4p       0.8p
 Energy               106.1   -2.3    -2.3    -2.0    -2.6    -6.3    -9.3    -7.9p      1.6p
 Non-energy           262.6   0.4     0.2     -0.1    -0.1    0.0     -0.1    -0.1p      0.4p
 industrial goods
 Services             434.7   1.3     1.1     1.2     1.2     1.2     1.0     1.2p       0.7p
 p = provisional
Sub-indices with largest impacts5 on euro area annual inflation
                                Weight ()   Annual rate    Impact (pp)
                                                 (%)
                                   2015      Feb 15        Feb 15
 11.11    Restaurants and      68.3          1.3p          0.12
          cafés
 04.11/2  Rents                64.2          1.3p          0.11
 02.20    Tobacco              23.7          2.8p          0.07
 08.2/3   Telecommunications   29.8          -2.2p         -0.06
 04.53    Heating oil          8.7           -22.0p        -0.19
 07.22    Fuels for transport  44.6          -13.0p        -0.64
 p = provisional

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(Reporting By Philip Blenkinsop)