This decrease in inflation should result from a slowdown in energy prices, INSEE said in a release.
France’s consumer price index should rise by 5.6 per cent year on year in March, after a 6.3 per cent rise in February, according to provisional estimates by a government agency.
This fall should result from a slowdown in energy prices in the country.
Consumer prices should rise by 0.8 per cent month on month in March, after a 1 per cent rise in February.
Prices of manufactured goods and services should increase over a year in March at a rate close to that of the previous month.
Over a month, consumer prices should increase by 0.8 per cent in March this year, after a 1 per cent rise in February.
The prices of energy should slow down due to the new decrease in petroleum product prices and those of manufactured goods should accelerate, the government agency noted.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (DS)