Inflation in Finland
Finland - Inflation
Inflation accelerates in February
Consumer prices rose 0.5% in February compared to the previous month, contrasting the 0.4% fall in January. This latest outturn was primarily due to more expensive food and non-alcoholic beverages; housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuel; and transport. 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 0.6% increase in February, contrasting the 0.4% price decrease for January.
Inflation accelerated to 1.3% in February from 1.1% in January. HICP inflation, meanwhile, slowed to 1.1% in February from 1.2% in January.
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect CPI inflation to average 1.3% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s estimate. In 2020, our panelists see inflation averaging 1.6%.
Finland - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||1.5||1.0||-0.2||0.4||0.8|
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Finland Inflation Chart
Source: Statistics Finland.
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