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Swiss Consumer Price Index in May 2018: +1.0 percent YoY, +0.4 percent MoM


Neuchâtel, 6 June 2018 (FSO) – The consumer price index CPI) increased by 0.4% in May 2018 compared with the previous month, reaching 102.1 points (December 2015=100). Inflation was 1.0% compared with the same month of the previous year. These are the results of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

The 0.4% increase compared with the previous month can be explained by several factors including rising prices for petroleum products and fresh fruit. In contrast, prices for medicines have decreased.

Switzerland Consumer Price Index (CPI) YoY, May 2018

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Switzerland Consumer Price Index (CPI) YoY, May 2018

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Download press release Consumer prices increased by 0.4% in May

German Text: Die Konsumentenpreise sind im May um 0,4% gestiegen

Neuchâtel, 6. Juni 2018 (BFS) – Der Landesindex der Konsumentenpreise (LIK) stieg im Mai 2018 im Vergleich zum Vormonat um 0,4% auf 102,1 Punkte (Dezember 2015 = 100). Gegenüber dem Vorjahresmonat betrug die Teuerung 1,0%. Dies geht aus den Zahlen des Bundesamtes für Statistik (BFS) hervor.

Die Zunahme um 0,4% im Vergleich zum Vormonat ist auf verschiedene Faktoren zurückzuführen, unter anderem auf die höheren Preise von Erdölprodukten und frischen Früchten. Die Preise für Medikamente sind hingegen gesunken.


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Indizes und Verandersungrasten im May 2018


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