Spain’s consumer prices up 0.7%
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.