Inflation in France
France - Harmonized Inflation
Inflation stable in December
Data released by the National Statistical Institute (INSEE) on 5 January showed that consumer prices rose 0.3% from the previous month in December (November: +0.1% month-on-month). The reading came on the back of higher prices for energy and food products, which more than offset lower prices for manufactured goods.
Inflation, meanwhile, was steady at the prior month’s reading of 1.2% in December. Annual average inflation was also stable at the previous month’s reading of 1.0% in December.
Harmonized consumer prices rose 0.4% month-on-month in December (November: +0.1% mom), and harmonized inflation inched up from 1.2% in November to 1.3% in December. Annual average HICP inflation also inched up, from 1.1% in November to 1.2% in December.
France Inflation Forecast
FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect HICP inflation to average 1.3% in 2018, which is up 0.1 percentage points from last month’s forecast. For 2019, panelists project that inflation will remain steady at 1.5%.
France - Harmonized Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (HICP, annual variation in %)||2.2||1.0||0.6||0.1||0.3|
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France Harmonized Inflation Chart
Source: National Institute of Statistics and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||0.48||0.46 %||Dec 06|
|Exchange Rate||1.18||0.65 %||Dec 06|
|Stock Market||5,374||-0.29 %||Dec 06|
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January 11, 2018
Industrial production contracted 0.5% in month-on-month terms in November, contrasting the 1.7% increase observed in October.
January 5, 2018
Data released by the National Statistical Institute (INSEE) on 5 January showed that consumer prices rose 0.3% from the previous month in December (November: +0.1% month-on-month).
December 21, 2017
According to the National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies’ (INSEE) business climate survey on manufacturing activity, business sentiment in the manufacturing sector edged down in December.
December 14, 2017
According to revised data released by the National Statistical Institute (INSEE) on 14 December, consumer prices rose 0.1% from the previous month in November, matching the increase recorded in October.
December 14, 2017
The IHS Markit flash composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) declined slightly from 60.3 points in November to 60.0 points in December.