The prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food stores decrease by 0.2% in March 2010Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - March 2010

In large and predominantly food stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods went down by 0.2% in March 2010. They were rising by 0.2% in February.

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Paru le : 13/04/2010

In large and predominantly food stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods went down by 0.2% in March 2010. They were rising by 0.2% in February.

The year-on-year variation decreased by 0.2%

Year-on-year, prices decreased again (-0.2% in March). For these products, inflation has been shrinking since last year: in March 2009, prices rose by 1.3% year-on-year.

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index March 2010 1 month 12 last months
Hyper- and Supermakets (A) 121,0 –0,2 –0,2
- Hypermarkets 120,7 –0,2 0,1
- Supermarkets 121,9 –0,1 –0,4
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 122,2 –0,2 –0,2
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 124,0 0,1 0,0
Total 123,0 –0,1 0,0
  • Source : Insee - indices des prix à la consommationn

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