Swiss Consumer Price Index in July 2019 Consumer prices fell by 0.5% in July
Consumer prices remained stable in August
02.08.2019 - The consumer price index (CPI) fell by 0.5% in July 2019 compared with the previous month, reaching 102.1 points (December 2015 = 100). Inflation was 0.3% compared with the same month of the previous year. These are the results of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
The decrease of 0.5% compared with the previous month can be explained by several factors including falling prices for clothing and footwear due to seasonal sales. The prices of international package holidays also declined, along with prices for air transport. In contrast, prices for heating oil and berries increased.
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