Inflation in Finland accelerated to 7 per cent in May

The annual rise in prices was 5.7 per cent in April.

was even higher in the euro area. According to ’s harmonized index of consumer prices, consumer prices rose by 8.1 per cent year-on-year in May, 0.7 percentage points higher than in April.

According to the index, inflation in was 7.1 per cent in May.

Eurostat estimates inflation in the euro area on the basis of preliminary data from Member States on the one hand and price developments on the other. It will publish more detailed information on harmonized from May to 17 June.

The indices do not include the cost of owner-occupied housing, games of chance, interest on consumer and other credit, insurance for owner-occupied housing, vehicle or and hunting fees.

Aleksi Teivainen – HT

Source: The Nordic Page


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