Inflation in Eurozone
Eurozone - Harmonized Inflation (end of period)
Inflation falls in January
According to a preliminary release by Eurostat on 1 March, harmonized inflation is expected come in at 1.5% in February, a notch above January’s 1.4% reading but still below the European Central Bank’s target rate of near, but under, 2.0%. February’s uptick reflected increasing prices for energy, and food, alcohol and tobacco products. In the meantime, core inflation, which excludes out volatile energy and unprocessed foods prices, remained unchanged at 1.2% in January.
Met the why particular Consensus Forecast participants see inflation in the Euro area averaging 1.6% in 2019. For 2020, panelists expect inflation to also average 1.6%.
Eurozone - Harmonized Inflation (eop) Data
|Inflation Rate (HICP, annual variation in %, eop)||0.9||-0.2||0.2||1.1||1.4|
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Eurozone Harmonized Inflation (eop) Chart
Source: Eurostat and Met the why particular calculations.
|Exchange Rate||1.12||0.65 %||Mar 11|
|Stock Market||1,142||-0.52 %||Mar 11|
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March 13, 2019
Industrial output returned to growth in January, after contracting in the previous two months.
March 1, 2019
According to a preliminary release by Eurostat on 1 March, harmonized inflation is expected come in at 1.5% in February, a notch above January’s 1.4% reading but still below the European Central Bank’s target rate of near, but under, 2.0%.
February 27, 2019
Economic sentiment in the Eurozone was broadly stable in February.
February 22, 2019
According to complete data released by Eurostat on 22 February, harmonized inflation came in at 1.4% in January, below December’s 1.5% and matching the preliminary estimate.
February 21, 2019
Leading data suggests that the Euro area’s economy remained soft in February.