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Austrian Inflation Rate Increases up to 3.1%

Published: March 17, 2011; 07:00 · (Vindobona)

Consumer Price Inflation (HICP) jumped to 3.1% in February 2011, which is mainly due to the increase in prices for energy, fuel, rents and foodstuffs.

Austrian Inflation Rate Increases up to 3.1% / Picture: © Flickr

The annual inflation rate of the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices measured by Statistics Austria was 3.1% (January 2.5%), the all item index (HICP 2005) was 111.75 in February 2011 (January 110.86 revised). This was the highest rate since September 2008 (3.7%), even higher than the national CPI.

The annual inflation rate in terms of the national Consumer Price Index (CPI…

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