Finnish inflation rose in May - 3.3 percent


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Tuesday, 14 June 2011
Statistics Finland has released new figures showing year-on-year consumer price inflation was 3.3 percent in May. The change in April was 3.2 percent, compared with last year. Groceries, housing and living costs and alcoholic beverages led the price rises.


Coffee, grain products, meat and dairy produce, along with sweets, led the increase in grocery prices. Petrol and diesel prices also rose.
Electricity, property prices, maintenance charges, rent, interest and heating oil costs all added to the cost of living.
On the other hand, consumer electronics and mobile communication costs fell slightly compared with a year earlier.
News source Yle

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