Francia, prezzi consumo luglio -0,4% su mese, +0,2% su anno - Insee

giovedì 13 agosto 2015 08:57
 

PARIS, Aug 13 (Reuters) - French consumer prices fell 0.4
percent in July, giving a year-on-year inflation rate of 0.2
percent, EU-harmonised data released on Thursday from the INSEE
national statistics office showed.

Economists polled by Reuters had forecast a decrease of 0.5
percent month-on-month and an increase of 0.3 percent
year-on-year.


KEY CPI DATA
                                  Index*   m/m (pct chg)  y/y
(pct chg)
 EU-harmonised (HICP)             115.68   -0.5           0.2
 National measure                 127.94   -0.4           0.2
 National measure excl. tobacco   126.02   -0.4           0.2
 Core inflation*


BACKGROUND

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.


GRAPHIC

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(Reporting by Michel Rose; Editing by James Regan)