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Swiss Consumer Price Index in August 2021 Consumer prices increased by 0.2% in August

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02.09.2021 - The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.2% in August 2021 compared with the previous month, reaching 101.3 points (December 2020 = 100). Inflation was +0.9% compared with the same month of the previous year. These are the results of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

The 0.2% increase compared with the previous month is due to several factors including rising prices for housing rentals. Air transport also recorded a price increase, as did hotel accommodation. In contrast, prices for hire of private means of transport and medicines decreased.

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