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TABLE-Belgian May CPI +0.16 pct mo/mo, +0.56 pct yr/yr
May 28, 2015 / 9:31 AM / 2 years ago

TABLE-Belgian May CPI +0.16 pct mo/mo, +0.56 pct yr/yr

BRUSSELS, May 28 (Reuters) - The Belgian Economics Ministry
released the following consumer price inflation data on
Thursday.
     
 KEY FIGURES
    CONSUMER PRICES           May 2015  April 2015  May 2014
    Index (base 2013=100)      100.86     100.70     100.30
    Mth/mth change (in pct)      0.16       0.38      -0.11
    Yr/yr change (in pct)        0.56       0.29       0.36
    Health index               101.16     101.12     100.29
    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 fuel, cut flowrs, electricity and airline tickets,
while for vegetables, heating oil and mobile phones use 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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