Switzerland Inflation Rate

The inflation rate in Switzerland was recorded at 0 percent in June of 2014. Inflation Rate in Switzerland averaged 2.59 Percent from 1956 until 2014, reaching an all time high of 11.92 Percent in December of 1973 and a record low of -1.37 Percent in June of 1959. Inflation Rate in Switzerland is reported by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

   
 
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Switzerland Inflation Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.00 0.20 11.92 -1.37 1956 - 2014 Percent Monthly
In Switzerland, the inflation rate measures a broad rise or fall in prices that consumers pay for a standard basket of goods. This page provides - Switzerland Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news.


Switzerland Inflation Rate Flat in June


Swiss inflation rate slowed to 0.0 percent in June from 0.2 percent in May, as first sales that took place in the outfit sector led to a fall in prices of clothing and footwear.

In June of 2014, downward pressures came from prices of clothing and footwear (-2.9 percent, yoy), furnishing and household equipment maintenance (-0.7 percent), health (-0.8 percent), transport (-1.0 percent) and communications (-3.1 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in June of 2014, following a 0.3 percent increase in the previous month. Prices fell for clothing and footwear (-2.2 percent), other goods and services (-0.3 percent), restaurants and hotels (-0.2 percent), household equipment and maintenance (-0.2 percent) and transport (-0.1 percent). In contrast, higher cost was registered for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.5 percent), alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+0.3 percent), housing and energy (+0.1 percent). Food prices increased for kiwi, strawberries, and grapes, vegetables, cabbage and root vegetables, onions and small bakery products. In contrast, prices of stone fruit, coffee and veal fell, partly due to promotions.

Cost of health, communications, recreation and culture remained unchanged in June. 

Isabel Felino | isabel.felino@tradingeconomics.com
7/8/2014 10:17:46 AM


Recent Releases

Swiss Inflation Rate Accelerates in May
Swiss annual consumer inflation increased to 0.20 percent in May of 2014, compared with 0.0 percent in the previous month. It is the highest rate since October of 2011, driven by higher cost of food, housing, energy and fuel. Published on 2014-06-06

Swiss Inflation Rate at 0% in April
Switzerland’s annual consumer prices were unchanged in April for the second straight month, after falling by 0.1 percent in February. Published on 2014-05-08


Calendar GMT Country Event Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast
2014-04-07 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Mar 2014 0.0% -0.1% -0.2 0.25%
2014-05-08 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Apr 2014 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.3%
2014-06-06 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
May 2014 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% 0.18%
2014-07-08 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Jun 2014 0.0% 0.2% 0.2% 0.18%
2014-08-06 08:15 AM Switzerland
Inflation Rate YoY
Jul 2014 0.0% 0.3%


Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 0.00 0.20 11.92 -1.37 Percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.10 0.30 2.10 -1.05 Percent [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 99.39 99.46 100.77 20.60 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate -0.04 0.08 1.90 -1.20 Percent [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.57 98.71 100.29 92.67 Index Points [+]
GDP Deflator 108.10 108.20 108.30 57.30 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 97.60 97.54 106.30 52.97 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.80 -0.80 18.66 -6.15 Percent [+]
Export Prices 97.50 97.40 103.60 95.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 95.15 94.77 116.35 63.19 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 1.13 1.08 6.81 -4.58 Percent [+]





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