Inflation in Sweden
Sweden - Inflation
CPI and CPIF inflation slow in June
The consumer price index (CPI) decreased 0.1% in June compared to the previous month, contrasting the 0.3% increase in May. Lower prices for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, and clothing and footwear, weighed on the CPI in June. CPI inflation slowed to 1.8% in June from 2.2% in May. Core CPI inflation, which excludes volatile energy costs, moderated to 1.7% in June from 2.1% in May.
CPIF inflation—which is inflation based on a fixed investment rate and is closely followed by the Central Bank—slowed to 1.7% in June from 2.1% in May, a notch below the mid-point of the Central Bank’s 1.0%–3.0% tolerance band. Core CPIF inflation accelerated to 1.9% in June from 1.7% in May.
FocusEconomics panelists expect CPI inflation to average 1.8% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast, and 1.8% in 2020. Our panelists also see CPIF inflation averaging 1.8% in both 2019 and 2020.
Sweden - Inflation Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %)||-0.1||-0.2||0.0||1.0||1.8|
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Sweden Inflation Chart
Source: Statistics Sweden.
|Bond Yield||0.12||-4.79 %||Jul 11|
|Exchange Rate||9.38||-0.20 %||Jul 11|
|Stock Market||1,613||0.14 %||Jul 11|
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July 11, 2019
The consumer price index (CPI) decreased 0.1% in June compared to the previous month, contrasting the 0.3% increase in May.
July 5, 2019
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June 19, 2019
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June 14, 2019
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