WIESBADEN (Dow Jones) – Due to strong price increases for light heating oil and fuels at , and fruit and vegetables the cost of living for the German consumers in September, within a year have risen considerably more than in the previous month. (Photo : Anders)
According to preliminary calculations by the Federal Statistical Office ( Destatis ) from Tuesday , the price index was based on data from six countries by 1.3 % over the previous year. This corresponded to the forecasts of economists surveyed by Dow Jones Newswires Economist. In August , consumer prices year over year were up by 1.0 %.
Compared to the previous month, consumer prices fell in September by 0.1 %, while the surveyed economists had expected a decline of 0.2 %. In August , consumer prices had stagnated within a month .
The is calculated for European comparison purposes Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP ) rose in September from the previous year by 1.3 % in a single month , the index fell by 0.2 %. In August, the annual HICP inflation declined by 1.0%.
The final results for September , the Federal Office on 12 October 2010 to present .
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