Spain’s con­sumer prices up 0.7%

China Daily (Canada) - - BUSINESS -

Spain’s con­sumer prices rose 0.7 per­cent in Oc­to­ber when com­pared with the same month a year ear­lier, ac­cord­ing to Con­sumer Price In­dex data which was con­firmed by Spain’s Sta­tis­ti­cal Of­fice on Tues­day. The fig­ure was higher than the an­nual in­fla­tion rate in Septem­ber when prices rose by 0.2 per­cent year-on-year — and co­in­cided with ad­vanced data pro­vided by the sta­tis­tics of­fice at the end of Oc­to­ber. The fig­ure is also the high­est since Au­gust, 2013. Ac­cord­ing to the sta­tis­tics of­fice, the prices of items re­lated to hous­ing fell by 0.4 per­cent, trans­port prices rose by 1.7 per­cent, prices for food and non­al­co­holic items rose by 0.3 per­cent and those of items re­lated to leisure and cul­ture fell by 1.9 per­cent.

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