United Kingdom Inflation Rate Unchanged For Fourth Consecutive Month


The Consumer Prices Index annual inflation grew by 2.7 percent in January of 2013, unchanged for the fourth month in a row. This is the longest period for which the CPI growth has remained unchanged.

According to a release from the Office for National Statistics, January annual inflation was posted unchanged, holding at its highest level since May. The largest upward pressures came from alcohol and air fares (+8.5 percent). Miscellaneous goods & services and clothing provided the largest downward pressures.

The Retail Prices Index annual inflation grew by 3.3 percent in January 2013, up from 3.1 percent in December of 2012.
 

United Kingdom Inflation Rate Unchanged For Fourth Consecutive Month


ONS | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
2/12/2013 9:36:30 AM