Dutch Inflation Eases in September


Annual inflation rate in Netherlands slowed to 0.9 percent in September of 2014 from 1.0 percent in the previous month, mainly due to lower prices of airline tickets. This was the fifth time in 2014 inflation came below 1 percent.

Cost of communication, particularly telephone and internet went down 6.3 percent and prices of airline tickets went down 2.9 percent. Transport cost rose at a slower 0.4 percent, down from a 1 percent increase in August.  In contrast, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages edged up 0.1 percent (the first increase since April of 2014) and housing cost increased 2.9 percent. 

On a monthly basis, inflation decelerated to -0.02 percent in September of 2014 compared with a 0.07 percent decrease in the previous month.

Dutch Inflation Eases in September


CBS l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
10/9/2014 12:40:30 PM