Food prices rose at a slower 0.5 percent from 1.8 percent in the previous month. Prices of services decelerated to 1.4 percent in May, following a 2.3 percent increase in April and energy cost fell at a slower 0.8 percent.
On a month-over-month basis, prices are expected to decline 0.1 percent.
The harmonized consumer price index for Germany is expected to increase by an annual 0.6 percent in May. Compared with April, it is expected to be down 0.3 percent.