Sat 18-06-2022 00:24 AM
ROME, 17th June, 2022 (WAM) — Italy’s annual inflation rate climbed to 6.8% in May, 2022, the highest level since November 1990 and up from 6% in April, ANSA reported quoting the National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT).
The figure was slightly lower than the 6.9% the national statistics agency had given in its preliminary estimate.
ISTAT said its consumer-price index was up 0.8% in month-on-month terms in May.
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