Consumer prices in France were flat year-on-year in December of 2020, following a 0.2 percent rise in the previous month and compared to forecasts of 0.2 percent, preliminary estimates showed. Food prices increased less (1.1 percent vs 2 percent) and those of manufactured goods fell more (-1 percent vs -0.3 percent). Also, prices of tobacco rose 12.5 percent, the same as in the previous month and energy cost declined slightly less (-7 percent vs -7.8 percent). On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.2 percent, the same as in November. The harmonized index also went up 0.2 percent n the month and was flat on the year. source: INSEE, France
Inflation Rate in France averaged 4.28 percent from 1958 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 18.80 percent in April of 1958 and a record low of -0.70 percent in July of 2009. This page provides the latest reported value for - France Inflation Rate - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. France Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2021.
Inflation Rate in France is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in France to stand at 1.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the France Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 1.60 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.