Finland Inflation Slows In March … RTT
Finland Inflation Slows In March
By RTTNews Staff Writer
Finland’s consumer price inflation slowed in March, data from Statistics Finland reported On Monday.
The consumer price index climbed 1.1 percent year-on-year in March, after a 1.3 percent rise in February. In the same month previous year, inflation stood at 0.8 percent.
The slowdown in inflation from a year ago was due to reductions in the prices of mobile phones, televisions, detached houses and children’s day care fees.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent in March.
The EU measuring harmonized inflation was 1.2 percent in March. The corresponding figure for euro area was 1.4 percent.