Spain Consumer Prices Rise the Most in Over a Year

Spain's consumer price inflation is expected to pick up to 2 percent year-on-year in May 2018 from 1.1 percent in the previous month, and above market expectations of 1.7 percent. It was the highest rate since April last year.
INE | Joana Ferreira | joana.ferreira@tradingeconomics.com 5/30/2018 7:21:47 AM
Fuel prices should rise, after a fall in the same month last year, and electricity costs are also expected to increase.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices should jump by 0.9 percent in May, following a 0.8 percent advance in April.

The harmonized consumer price index is expected to increase by 2.1 percent year-on-year (vs 1.1 percent in April) and to jump by 0.9 percent from the previous month (vs 0.8 percent in April).

Spain Consumer Prices Rise the Most in Over a Year