Dutch Inflation Rate Slows in February


Netherlands’ annual inflation eased further to 1.1 percent in February of 2014 from 1.4 percent in January. The inflation is now below the Euro Area average for the first time since September of 2012.

For the second consecutive month, the annual inflation fell by 0.3 percentage point. The decline was mainly because gasoline was cheaper than a year earlier. Food prices also had a downward effect on inflation. Especially fresh fruit and vegetables were cheaper than in February 2013.

Dutch inflation according to the European harmonized method (HICP) in February dropped to 0.4 percent.

Dutch Inflation Rate Slows in February


CBS | Isabel Felino | isabel.felino@tradingeconomics.com
3/6/2014 10:17:19 AM