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Rise in prices: inflation accelerates a little more than estimated at 2.2% over one year in September

2021-10-15T07:09:57.759Z

This is 0.1 point more than what the National Statistics Institute indicated in a first estimate published on September 30.



Consumer prices rose 2.2% over one year in September, after + 1.9% in August, still driven by energy and service prices, Insee announced on Friday.

The prices of food (+ 1%), manufactured products (+ 0.4%) and tobacco (+ 4.8%) slowed down.

This is 0.1 point more than what the National Statistics Institute indicated in a first estimate published on September 30.

Compared over one month, consumer prices fell by 0.2%, after increasing by 0.6% in August, a drop that can be explained by the drop in the prices of services, food, especially products. costs.

"Tariff shield"

Over one month, however, energy prices rose by 1.3% after rising 0.6% in August, mainly due to the rise in gas prices.

A trend source of concern for households which has led the government to set up a "tariff shield" to limit the repercussion of this inflation on households.

Read also Who will be most affected, in what proportions ... 7 questions about the rise in gas prices

Over one year, the harmonized consumer price index (HICP), which serves as a basis for comparison at European level, also accelerated between August and September, from 2.4% to 2.7%, again reported INSEE.

Source: leparis

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