European Commission - Daily News
Brussels, 5 January 2016
Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.2% in December 2015, stable compared to November 2015, according to a flash estimate from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
Looking at the main components of euro area inflation, food, alcohol & tobacco is expected to have the highest annual rate in December (1.2%, compared with 1.5% in November), followed by services (1.1%, compared with 1.2% in November), non-energy industrial goods (0.5%, stable compared with November) and energy (-5.9%, compared with -7.3% in November).
A Eurostat press release can be found here. (For more information: Vanessa Mock – Tel.: +32 229 56194; Audrey Augier – Tel.: +32 229 71607)
Source: Europa.eu (Copyright European Commission)