Spain Consumer Prices Rise the Most in Over a Year


Spain's consumer price inflation is expected to pick up to 2 percent year-on-year in May 2018 from 1.1 percent in the previous month, and above market expectations of 1.7 percent. It was the highest rate since April last year.

Fuel prices should rise, after a fall in the same month last year, and electricity costs are also expected to increase.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices should jump by 0.9 percent in May, following a 0.8 percent advance in April.

The harmonized consumer price index is expected to increase by 2.1 percent year-on-year (vs 1.1 percent in April) and to jump by 0.9 percent from the previous month (vs 0.8 percent in April).

Spain Consumer Prices Rise the Most in Over a Year


INE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com
5/30/2018 7:21:47 AM