Inflation edges up to 1.3 percent in April

15th May 2007, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, May 15, 2007 (AFP) - French consumer prices rose by 0.5 percent in April from the March figure, taking 12-month inflation to 1.3 percent from 1.2 percent in March and 1.0 percent in February, official data showed on Tuesday.

PARIS, May 15, 2007 (AFP) - French consumer prices rose by 0.5 percent in April from the March figure, taking 12-month inflation to 1.3 percent from 1.2 percent in March and 1.0 percent in February, official data showed on Tuesday.

The INSEE statistics institute, which published the figures, said that prices rose in April because of increases in the prices of fresh produce, energy arising from rising oil prices, and of leisure activities.


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