Switzerland: Inflation stable in August
September 3, 2019
Consumer prices came in flat in August, contrasting the 0.5% drop registered in July. Higher prices for clothing and footwear, and alcoholic beverages and tobacco were offset by lower prices for healthcare, and recreation and culture.
Inflation was unchanged at 0.3% in August, while annual average inflation fell to 0.7% in August from 0.8% in July.
Author: Lindsey Ice, Economist