Annual inflation in OECD area falls to 1.5% in June 2010

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03/08/10 - Annual inflation in the OECD area  fell to 1.5 % in the year to June 2010 compared with 2.0% in May amid a slowdown in energy price rises.  Annual energy inflation slowed to 4.7% in June compared with 11.0% in May.

Excluding food and energy, the annual inflation rate held steady at 1.3 % in June for the third consecutive month. Food prices rose by 0.6% in the year to June 2010 compared with 0.5% in May.

Consumer prices, selected areas

June 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 31 August 2010.


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