In March, consumer prices rebounded sharply, rising 3.3% over the previous month, after dropping 1.3% in February. The reading mainly reflects higher prices for clothing and footwear (+37.5% month-on-month) due to the end of season discounts and the arrival of the new collections. Prices for housing (+1.7% mom) and transport (+1.2% mom) also increased. Meanwhile, annual inflation stepped up to 4.5% (February: 4.4% yoy), breaking the moderating trend in place since December last year. Annual average HICP inflation (based on the harmonized index of consumer prices) was unchanged at 5.0% in March.
Inflation rises in March
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Greece Economic News
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October 6, 2016
The number of unemployed fell by 5,357 in July, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (EL.STAT.).
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The number of unemployed fell by 6,800 in June, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (EL.STAT.).