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August inflation up to 9.1% in the euro area, up to 10.1% in the EU

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BRUSSELS, 17th September, 2022 (WAM) — The euro area annual inflation rate was 9.1% in August 2022, up from 8.9% in July. A year earlier, the rate was
3.0%. European Union annual inflation was 10.1% in August 2022, up from 9.8% in July. A year earlier, the rate was 3.2%, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

The lowest annual rates were registered in France (6.6%), Malta (7.0%) and Finland (7.9%). The highest annual
rates were recorded in Estonia (25.2%), Latvia (21.4%) and Lithuania (21.1%). Compared with July, annual
inflation fell in twelve Member States and rose in fifteen.

In August, the highest contribution to the annual euro area inflation rate came from energy (+3.95 percentage
points, pp), followed by food, alcohol & tobacco (+2.25 pp), services (+1.62 pp) and non-energy industrial goods
(+1.33 pp).

WAM/Tariq alfaham

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