The Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 2.6% in June, compared to the same month in 2020, which is one tenth less than the previous month, when it registered 2.7%. This has been revealed by the leading inflation indicator published by the National Institute of Statistics (INE) and which, if confirmed, would mean a decrease from the May rate, which was the highest in almost four years, from 3% in February. of 2017. The interannual data supposes to chain the sixth consecutive positive rate and to remain at the highest levels since 2017
In the behavior of the June CPI, fuels and fuels stand out, whose prices increased somewhat less than in June of last year. For its part, the estimated annual variation rate of core inflation (general index excluding non-processed food and energy products) remains at + 0.2%, which is almost two and a half points below that of General CPI.
The estimated annual variation rate of the HICP (Harmonized Consumer Price Index) stands at + 2.4%, the same as that registered the previous month. For its part, the estimated monthly variation of the HICP is 0.4%.