Norway: Inflation comes in at highest level in 33 years in June
Consumer prices rose 0.91% from the previous month in June, picking up from the 0.25% increase recorded in May. Looking at the details of the release, prices for housing and utilities rose at a faster rate in June while prices for transportation also increased.
Inflation increased to 6.3% in June, following May’s 5.7%. June’s result was the highest inflation rate since October 1988. Consequently, the trend pointed up slightly, with annual average inflation coming in at 4.4% in June (May: 4.2%). Lastly, core inflation ticked up to 3.6% in June, from May’s 3.4%.