Austrian Inflation Speeds Up

BusinessCommodities ♦ Published: March 1, 2011; 00:23 ♦ (Vindobona)

The Austrian consumer price inflation increased to 2.5% in January 2011. This development has been caused by rising energy prices.

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The annual inflation rate of the harmonized index of consumer prices measured by Statistics Austria was 2.5%, the all item index was 110.84 in January 2011.

The annual inflation rate in terms of the national Consumer price index (CPI 2010) was 2.4% in January 2011, the all item index was 101.0. This was the highest rate since October 2008 and further influenced by the price…