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Swiss Consumer Price Index in August 2020 Consumer prices remained stable in August

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03.09.2020 - The consumer price index (CPI) remained stable in August 2020 compared with the previous month, reaching 101.2 points (December 2015 = 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 stability of the index compared with the previous month is the result of opposing trends that counterbalanced each other overall. Prices for clothing and footwear increased, as well as prices for hotel accommodation and mobile communication. In contrast, prices for airfares, international package holidays and housing rentals decreased.

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