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Austrian Inflation Rate Slightly Down

Published: August 16, 2012; 16:28 · (Vindobona)

Slight decrease of consumer price inflation to 2.1% in July 2012. In the Eurozone, inflation is stable at 2.4%.

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The annual inflation rate of the consumer price index (CPI 2010) measured by Statistics Austria was 2.1% in July (June 2.2%, May 2.1%). Moderately rising food and fuel prices (each +3% against July 2011) led to a fairly constant annual rate of change of about 2% for the third month in a row. Price increases for "housing, water and energy" remained the key driver of inflation. The all…

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