Euro Area Annual Inflation Seen Stable At 0.2%


Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 0.2% in August 2015, stable compared to July 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 (1.2%, compared with 0.9% in July) and services (1.2%, stable compared with July) are expected to have the highest annual rate in August, followed by non-energy industrial goods (0.6%, compared with 0.4% in July) and energy (-7.1%, compared with -5.6% in July).

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