Netherlands Inflation Rate Eases in November


Dutch annual inflation rate slightly slowed to 1 percent in November of 2014 from 1.1 percent in October, mainly due to lower prices of communication and transportation.

Year-on-year, communication cost felt the most (-5.4 percent), followed by furnishing and household appliances (-1.5 percent), transportation (-0.2 percent) and prices of non-insured health (-0.1 percent). In contrast, prices were higher for private education (+3.5 percent); housing, water and energy (+2.9 percent); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+1.1 percent) and clothing and footwear (+0.2 percent).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.6 percent in November, after a 0.12 percent drop in October.

CBS l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
12/4/2014 12:19:45 PM