February 27, 2017 / 10:47 AM / 7 months ago

TABLE-Belgian Feb CPI 0.37 pct mo/mo, 2.97 pct yr/yr

    BRUSSELS, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The Belgian Economics Ministry
released the following consumer price inflation data on Monday.
     
 KEY FIGURES
    CONSUMER PRICES            Feb 2017   Jan 2017   Feb 2016
    Index (base 2013=100)      104.67     104.28     101.65
    Mth/mth change (in pct)      0.37       0.71       0.06
    Yr/yr change (in pct)        2.97       2.65       1.39
    Health index               105.06     104.65     102.53

    NOTE - The 'health index' excludes unhealthy or 
environmentally damaging products such as tobacco, alcohol and 
petrol and is used for inflation adjustments of rents and wages.
     
 KEY POINTS FROM THE STATEMENT
    -- The ministry said month-on-month price rises were seen
mainly for vegetables, heating oil, natural gas and cut flowers,
while for foreign package holidays lower prices were recorded.
     
 DETAILS
    For more information, go to Belgium's National Institute of 
Statistics, available in English, German, French and Dutch here

  

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