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Consumer Price Index (CPI), November 2017:

Inflation rate according to CPIF at 2.0 percent

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2017-12-12 9.30

The inflation rate according to the CPI with a fixed interest rate (CPIF) was 2.0 percent in November 2017, up from 1.8 percent in October. The CPIF increased by 0.2 percent from October to November 2017. In the corresponding period last year, the CPIF rose by 0.1 percent. The inflation rate according to the CPI was 1.9 percent in November 2017.

The rise in the CPI from October to November 2017 was mainly due to a price increase of vehicle fuels and lubricants (4.5 percent), electricity (2.3 percent) and clothing (1.8 percent), which contributed upwards by 0.1 percentage point each.

The increase was offset by a price decrease on international flights (-12.4 percent), which contributed 0.1 percentage point downwards, and a price decrease on package holidays (-11.5 percent) contributed with 0.2 percentage point downwards.

The CPI for November 2017 was 324.04 (1980=100).

The inflation rate according to the Harmonised Index of Consumer Prices (HICP) was 1.9 percent in November 2017, up from 1.7 percent in October. The HICP increased by 0.2 percent from October to November 2017. In the corresponding period last year, the HICP was unchanged.

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