In February 2011, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food increased slightlyPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - February 2011

In large and predominantly food stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods increased slightly in February 2011 (+0.1%), after a stability in January 2011.

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Paru le : 03/15/2011

In large and predominantly food stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods increased slightly in February 2011 (+0.1%), after a stability in January 2011.

The year-on-year variation went down by 0.4%

In February 2011, prices were 0.4% lower than those of the year before.

In February 2010, prices were 0.1% lower than those of February 2009.

Tableau 1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index February 2011 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 120,7 0,1 –0,4
- Hypermarkets 120,4 0,1 –0,5
- Supermarkets 121,8 0,2 –0,2
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 122,0 0,1 –0,3
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 125,5 0,3 1,3
Total 123,3 0,2 0,2
  • Source: Insee - consumer price index

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