Dutch Inflation Rate Edges Up in August
Dutch annual inflation rate accelerated to 1.0 percent in August of 2014, slightly higher than 0.9 percent in the previous month as a rise in prices of house rents, utilities and transportation was unable to offset lower cost of food, clothes and communication.
Year-on-year, upward inflationary pressures came mostly from higher rents cost of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (2.8 percent), alcoholic beverages and tobacco (1.0 percent), health (1.0 percent), transport (1.0 percent), education (3.8 percent)and hotels, cafes and restaurants (2.5 percent). In contrast, prices fell for food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.3 percent), clothing and footwear (-1.4 percent), furnishings and household equipment (-0.8 percent), and communications (-6.2 percent).
9/4/2014 10:06:05 AM
Netherlands Inflation Rate Unchanged in July
Dutch annual inflation rate remained steady at 0.9 percent in July of 2014 as a rise in prices of house rents, utilities and transportation was enough to offset lower cost of food, clothes and communication.
Published on 2014-08-07
Netherlands Inflation Rate Edges Up in June
Dutch annual inflation rate accelerated to 0.9 percent in June of 2014, slightly higher than 0.8 percent in the previous month, as prices of clothing and footwear fell at a slower pace. A rise in cost of vacations and airline tickets also had an upward effect on consumer prices.
Published on 2014-07-10
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