US News: Inflation in France still accelerates in July, at 6.1% over a year

Despite the end of the heat wave, the hot weather will persist on part of France

 Despite the end of the heat wave, the hot weather will persist on part of France © Philippe Desmazes / AFP Archives The sun above a field in the Rhône in 2019. Illustration photo. If the peak of the heat wave that affected France these days was reached on Monday, July 18 and Tuesday, July 19, 2022, high temperatures will continue to be noted in certain regions in the coming days. Or precisely ? And to what level will mercury go up? We take stock. He will continue to get hot in parts of France in the coming days.

La hausse des prix liée à l’énergie commence à perdre en vigueur, selon l'institut nationale des statistiques. © Jean-Francois Badias The increase in energy-related prices begins to lose in force, according to the National Institute of Statistics.

France may have returned to growth, It does not bother with inflation. The increase in consumer prices in France accelerated again in July to 6.1% over one year, compared to 5.8% in June, according to a first provisional estimate published by INSEE on Friday, July 29. This is the highest figure since July 1985, the Institute of Statistics says.

Inflation was driven by the increase in services prices, which increased by 3.9% in July compared to the same period in 2021. Food experienced an increase of 6.7% on One year against 5.8% in June. Always very high, the increase in energy -related prices has decelerated, the institute said. It increased from 33.1% in June to 28.7% this month.

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The energy prices have soared in recent months mainly due to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, which has led to a fever in the world markets. Over one month, consumer prices increased by 0.3%, after +0.7% in June.

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