Consumer prices increased by 0.7% in May
07.06.2021 - The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.3% in May 2021 compared with the previous month, reaching 101.0 points (December 2020 = 100). Inflation was +0.6% compared with the same month of the previous year. These are the results of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
The 0.3% increase compared with the previous month is due to several factors including rising prices for housing rentals. International package holidays also recorded a price increase, as did root vegetables. In contrast, prices for fruiting vegetables and medicines decreased.
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