Euro Area Deflation Ends


Prices in the Eurozone are expected to be flat in the year to April after four months of deflation. Food prices rose while energy cost fell at a slower pace.

Services (0.9 percent, compared with 1.0 percent in March) and food, alcohol and tobacco (0.9 percent, compared with 0.6 percent in March) are expected to have the highest annual rates in April, followed by non-energy industrial goods (0.1 percent from 0.0 percent in March) and energy (-5.8 percent from -6.0 percent in March).

Core inflation rate which excludes prices of energy, food, alcohol and tobacco is expected to remain unchanged at 0.6 percent.

Euro Area Deflation Ends


Eurostat | Joana Taborda | joana.taborda@tradingeconomics.com
4/30/2015 10:14:09 AM