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Statistics : Annual inflation in OECD area edges up to 1.6% in July 2010

Tue, 08/31/2010 - 3:22am
OECD

Annual inflation in OECD area edges up to 1.6% in July 2010

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Consumer prices in the OECD area  rose by 1.6% in the year to July 2010, up from 1.5 % in June. This small increase mainly reflected developments in energy and food prices, which increased by 6.2% and 1.1% respectively in the year to July, compared with rises of 4.7% and 0.6% in June.

Excluding food and energy, consumer prices rose by 1.2% in the year to July 2010, down from 1.3% in June.

Consumer prices, selected areas

July 2010, percentage change on the same month of the previous year

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Link to underlying data - Source: Consumer price indices, Main Economic Indicators, OECD

The next publication of the OECD Consumer price indices will be on 5 October 2010.

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For further information, journalists are invited to contact the OECD's Media Relations Division on (33) 1 45 24 97 00 or news.contact@oecd.org;  others should contact the Statistics Directorate on stat.contact@oecd.org.

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