Prices and purchasing power parities (PPP)

Consumer Prices, OECD - Updated: 3 September 2013

 

OECD annual inflation increases slightly to 1.9% in July 2013

 

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03/09/2013 - Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 1.9% in the year to July 2013 compared with 1.8% in the year to June 2013. This slight increase in the annual rate of inflation was driven by higher energy and food prices. Energy prices increased by 4.5% in the year to July compared with 3.4% in June. Food price inflation was 2.2% in the year to July compared with 2.0% in June. Excluding food and energy, the OECD annual inflation rate was stable at 1.5% in July.

Consumer prices, selected areas
July 2013, percentage change on the same month of the previous year

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Link to underlying data - Source: Consumer price indices, OECD

 

 

 

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