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EUROSTAT Flash estimate – August 2015 Euro area annual inflation stable at 0.2%

Euro area1 annual inflation2 is expected to be 0.2% in August2015, stable compared to July20153, according to a flash estimate4 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) andservices (1.2%, stable compared withJuly) 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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