Finland: Inflation decelerates in November
Consumer prices were stable in November, contrasting the 0.2% rise in October. Although prices for clothing and footwear, restaurants and hotels, and alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose in November, cheaper food and non-alcoholic drinks weighed on prices overall. The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP)—which does not include certain factors such as the vehicles tax or fishing and hunting fees—showed a 0.1% price rise in November, down from 0.3% in October.
Inflation decelerated to 1.3% in November from 1.5% in October. HICP inflation was 1.4% in November, down from 1.7% in October.