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Inflation jumps in April

Consumer prices rose 0.6% in April compared to the previous month, up from 0.1% in March. The increase was largely due to higher prices for transport, food and non-alcoholic beverages, and healthcare, while prices for recreation and culture dropped. 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 0.7% increase in April, up from 0.1% increase in March.

Inflation accelerated to 1.5% in April from 1.1% in March. HICP inflation, meanwhile, hit 1.5%, up from 1.2% in March.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect CPI inflation to average 1.2% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s estimate. In 2020, our panelists see inflation averaging 1.6%.

Finland - Inflation Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)1.5  1.0  -0.2  0.4  0.8  

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Finland Inflation
Note: Annual variation of harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP) in %.
Source: Statistics Finland.

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ValueChangeDate
Bond Yield0.093.70 %Jun 11
Exchange Rate8.68-0.38 %Jun 13
Stock Market3,9360.0 %Jun 13

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