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TABLE-Belgian Aug CPI 0.07 pct mo/mo, 1.9 pct yr/yr
August 30, 2017 / 9:32 AM / a month ago

TABLE-Belgian Aug CPI 0.07 pct mo/mo, 1.9 pct yr/yr

    BRUSSELS, Aug 30 (Reuters) - The Belgian Economics Ministry
released the following consumer price inflation data on
Wednesday.
     
 KEY FIGURES
    CONSUMER PRICES           Aug 2017   July 2017   Aug 2016
    Index (base 2013=100)      105.22     105.15    103.26
    Mth/mth change (in pct)      0.07       0.30     -0.05
    Yr/yr change (in pct)        1.90       1.78      2.16
    Health index               105.68     105.63    103.97
    
    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 meat, motor fuel and personal care products, while
for airline tickets, mobile phone services and vegetables 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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