Inflation in Switzerland
Switzerland - Inflation (end of period)
Inflation drops in September
Consumer prices fell by 0.1% in September, having stayed flat in August. Lower prices for recreation, food and transport more than offset by higher prices for clothing and alcoholic beverages and tobacco.
Inflation fell slightly to 0.1% in September, from 0.3% in the prior month, while annual average inflation fell to 0.6% from 0.7% in August.
Against this backdrop, panelists polled by FocusEconomics expect inflation to average 0.7% in 2020, which is unchanged from last month’s forecast, and 0.9% in 2021.
Switzerland - Inflation (eop) Data
|Inflation Rate (CPI, annual variation in %, eop)||0.1||-0.3||-1.3||0.0||0.8|
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Switzerland Inflation (eop) Chart
Source: Swiss Federal Statistics Office (BFS) and FocusEconomics calculations.
|Bond Yield||-1.04||6.27 %||Sep 04|
|Exchange Rate||0.98||-0.54 %||Sep 04|
|Stock Market||9,895||-0.82 %||Sep 04|
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October 2, 2019
Consumer prices fell by 0.1% in September, having stayed flat in August.
Switzerland: Manufacturing PMI in September falls to lowest level since July 2009; services PMI ticks up
October 1, 2019
The manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) produced by Credit Suisse and procure.ch fell to 44.6 in September from 47.2 in August, marking the lowest level since July 2009.
October 1, 2019
Calendar-adjusted real retail sales fell 1.4% on an annual basis in August, almost reversing July’s revised 1.5% increase (previously: +1.4% year-on-year).
September 30, 2019
The KOF economic barometer—a leading composite indicator for the Swiss economy, which forecasts a six-month period—dropped to 93.2 in August, its lowest level since 2015, and below July’s revised figure of 95.5 (previously reported: 97.0 points).
September 19, 2019
At its meeting on 19 September, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) maintained its current expansionary policy stance as widely expected by market analysts.