in particular, cigarettes, motor fuels, and clothing from the previous month, the more expensive they become. That's according to figures from statistics netherlands. The average increase in the price of consumer goods and services (inflation), came last month in the Netherlands at 1.6 per cent.
The prices of motor fuels have been an important indicator of inflation, rose in June compared with the previous month. However, the lag of the price level is still 7.9 percent lower than in the same month of the previous year. In may, however, at 14.1 percent.
with The rise in prices for cigarettes and fine-cut tobacco was solid in June, with an increase of 17.9% compared to the same period in the previous year. Is caused by the increase in excise duty.
This tax increase was, in fact, in april, but retailers are allowed after that date, even though tobacco sales which were purchased prior to the tax increase. This work is the increase in delay is due to the overall price of cigarettes.
A third category, which is more expensive, is the clothing. Even though it is a relatively modest increase, from an average of 0.8 per cent compared to the same month of the previous year. During the month of may, the clothing is still 0.5 per cent cheaper than it was in may of 2019 at the latest.
Prices in the Netherlands are rising faster than in the EU
finally, The general rate of inflation, which came in June, from 1.6 percent of the time. This was a greater increase than in may or June, when the price level is 1.2 per cent higher than in the same month of the previous year.
In comparison with other EU countries, the prices in the Netherlands are black. That can be seen as statistics with the Eu method of calculation is applied. It is in the Netherlands, an average increase of 1.7 percent in June, while the average inflation rate in the euro area to 0.3 percent.
Also, for the calculation of the rate of inflation, let's coronacrisis feel. As a result of some of our products and services are not, or are hardly any transactions have been made, for example, air travel or the use of a variety of restaurants, the CBS for each product group is estimated to make.
The product groups for which prices are estimated to be needed to make up about 6 percent of the spending from it.