Consumer Price Index

US inflation flat in June while retail sales sink

Cheap energy prices kept U.S. inflation flat in June in another sign price pressures remain weak in the world's largest economy, Labor Department figures showed on July 14.

The falling price of gasoline also helped hold down US retail sales, which contracted for the second straight month in June, the Commerce Department reported separately.

National Statistical Institute: Monthly Inflation of Minus 0.5% in June 2017

The consumer price index in June 2017 compared to May 2017 was 99.5%, i.e. the monthly inflation was -0.5%. The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (June 2017 compared to December 2016) has been 0.7% and the annual inflation in June 2017 compared to June 2016 was 1.9%.

Greek consumer price inflation slows to 0.9 pct in June

Greece's annual EU-harmonized inflation rate slowed in June, statistics service data showed on Monday.

The reading in June was 0.9 percent from 1.5 percent in May.

Consumer prices were led lower by household equipment and health services.

The data also showed the headline consumer price index decelerated to 1 percent year-on-year from 1.2 percent in the previous month.

Turkey's competition board opens probe into claims of 'overpricing moves' in fresh fruit, vegetable sector

Turkey's Competition Board has opened a probe into claims that recent hikes in fresh fruit and vegetable prices were caused by unfair competitive moves by some companies, citing extreme price increases in some products that have a significant share in the budgets of low and middle incomers. 

Monthly Inflation is 0.7% in April Compared to March 2017

The consumer price index for April 2017 compared to March 2017 is 100.7%, i.e. the monthly inflation is 0.7%. Inflation since the start of the year (April 2017 compared to December 2016) is 1.5%, while the annual inflation for April 2017 compared to April 2016 is 2.6%, the Bulgarian National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced.

Ankara announces ambitious measures in bid to ease skyrocketing food prices

Turkey's Food Committee has decided to take a number of measures to raise storage and monitoring standards and to diversify foreign trade dynamics and marketing methods in order to curb a persistent rise in food prices, which have played a key role in pushing up the country's inflation rate. 

NSI: Negative Inflation of Minus 0.5% Registered in March, 2017

Bulgaria's consumer price index (CPI) in March 2017 compared to February 2017 is 99.5%, i.e. the monthly inflation is minus 0.5%, the press centre of the National Statistical Institute (NSI) announced.

Inflation since the start of the year (March 2017 compared to December 2016) is 0.8%, while the annual inflation for March 2017 compared to March 2016 is 1.9%.

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