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Consumer Prices, OECD - Updated: 4 March 2014

 

OECD annual inflation increases slightly to 1.7% in January 2014

 

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04/03/2014 - Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.7% in the year to January 2014, compared with 1.6% in the year to December 2013. This slight increase in the annual rate of inflation was mainly driven by energy prices which increased by 2.1% in the year to January compared with 1.7% in the year to December. Food price inflation slowed to 1.4% in the year to January compared with 1.5% in the year to December. Excluding food and energy, the OECD annual inflation rate was stable at 1.6% in January.

Consumer prices, selected areas
January 2014, percentage change on the same month of the previous year

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Underlying data:  

OECD, annual inflation

 

 G20, annual inflation

Source: Consumer price indices, OECD

 

 

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