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Inflation creeps up in June

On 11 July, the Statistical Institute (INSEE) reported that consumer prices rose 0.2% month-on-month in June, inching up from May’s 0.1% increase, in large part due to a rebound in prices for services.

Inflation climbed to 1.2% from 0.9% in May, while core inflation landed at 0.9% (May: 0.5%). Annual average inflation, meanwhile, ticked down to 1.6% from 1.7%.

Harmonized consumer prices rose 0.3% month-on-month in June, up from 0.1% in May, while harmonized inflation increased to 1.4% from 1.1% in May. Lastly, annual average harmonized inflation remained stable at 1.9%.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect harmonized inflation to average 1.3% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast. For 2020, panelists see harmonized inflation averaging 1.5%.

France - Inflation Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)0.9  0.5  0.0  0.2  1.0  

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France Inflation
Note: Annual variation of consumer price index (HICP) in %.
Source: National Institute of Statistics and FocusEconomics calculations.

France Facts

Bond Yield0.030.46 %Jul 11
Exchange Rate1.130.65 %Jul 11
Stock Market5,552-0.29 %Jul 11

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