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Swiss Consumer Price Index in February 2019: +0.6 percent YoY, -0.3 percent MoM

05.03.2019 – The consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.4% in February 2019 compared with the previous month, reaching 101.7 points (December 2015 = 100). Inflation was 0.6% 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 air transport and for international package holidays. In contrast, prices for hotel accommodation and berries decreased.

Switzerland Consumer Price Index (CPI) YoY, February 2018

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Switzerland Consumer Price Index (CPI) YoY, February 2018

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German Text:

Landesindex der Konsumentenpreise im Februar 2019

Die Konsumentenpreise sind im Februar um 0,4% gestiegen

05.03.2019 – Der Landesindex der Konsumentenpreise (LIK) stieg im Februar 2019 im Vergleich zum Vormonat um 0,4% und erreichte den Stand von 101,7 Punkten (Dezember 2015 = 100). Gegenüber dem entsprechenden Vorjahresmonat betrug die Teuerung 0,6%. Dies geht aus den Zahlen des Bundesamtes für Statistik (BFS) hervor.

Der Anstieg um 0,4% im Vergleich zum Vormonat ist auf verschiedene Faktoren zurückzuführen, unter anderem auf die höheren Preise im Luftverkehr und für Pauschalreisen ins Ausland. Die Preise für Hotelübernachtungen sowie jene für Beeren sind hingegen gesunken.

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