Spain Consumer Prices Rise the Least in Over 1 Year


The Spanish consumer price index are expected to increase 1.2 percent year-on-year in December of 2017, easing from a 1.7 percent gain in November and below market expectations of 1.5 percent. It is the lowest inflation rate since November last year, mainly due to slowing prices of fuels (diesel and gasoline).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to went up 0.1 percent, easing from a 0.5 percent rise in the previous month.

The EU-harmonised index is expected to advance by 1.3 percent compared to a year earlier in December, following a 1.8 percent increase in November and missing market expectations of 1.5 percent. Compared to the previous month, the index is expected to rise 0.1 percent, after an increase of 0.3 percent in November.

Spain Consumer Prices Rise the Least in Over 1 Year


INE | Luisa Carvalho | luisa.carvalho@tradingeconomics.com
12/29/2017 8:19:24 AM