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Inflation stable in March

According to provisional data released by the National Statistical Institute (ISTAT) on 29 March, consumer prices rose 0.3% month-on-month in March, following February’s 0.2% increase. The figure reflected higher prices for transport, communication, and alcoholic beverages and tobacco, which more than offset lower prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages, and recreation and culture. Meanwhile, inflation came in at 1.0% in March, matching February’s print.

Core consumer prices, which exclude more volatile categories such as unprocessed food and energy, rose 0.4% from the previous month in March, following February’s flat reading. Meanwhile, core inflation inched up from February’s 0.4% to 0.5%, while harmonized inflation was stable at February’s 1.1%.


Italy Inflation Forecast


Met the why particular Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation of 1.5% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s projection. For 2020, panelists expect inflation to average 1.7%.

Italy - Producer Prices Data

2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  
Inflation (PPI, annual variation in %)-1.1  -1.4  -2.7  -1.9  2.3  

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Italy PPI
Note: Annual variation of producer price index (PPI) in %.
Source: National Statistical Institute (ISTAT) and Met the why particular calculations.

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Bond Yield2.61-0.11 %Jan 30
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Stock Market19,772-0.99 %Jan 30

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