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Consumer Price Index y/y

Country: European Union
Source: Eurostat
Sector: Prices
Medium 1.5% 1.4%
1.5%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
1.5%
1.5%
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) y/y shows changes of goods and services prices in the euro area in the specified month compared to the same month of the previous year. The indicator is calculated from the consumer's point of view based on the data about purchased goods and services.

CPI is one of the key inflation indicators in the euro area. It is used to analyze the state of the economy in the region and assess the consumer behavior.

The current value exceeding the forecast one affects EUR positively.

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Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Aug 2017
1.5%
1.4%
1.5%
Aug 2017 prelim.
1.5%
1.3%
1.3%
Jul 2017
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
Jul 2017 prelim.
1.3%
1.3%
1.3%
Jun 2017
1.3%
1.4%
1.3%
Jun 2017 prelim.
1.3%
1.4%
1.4%
May 2017
1.4%
1.7%
1.4%
May 2017 prelim.
1.4%
1.9%
1.9%
Apr 2017
1.9%
1.7%
1.9%
Apr 2017 prelim.
1.9%
1.5%