In December 2013, prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets decreased by 0.1%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - December 2013

In hyper and supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in December 2013, after a rise of 0.1% in November 2013.

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Paru le : 14/01/2014

In hyper and supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in December 2013, after a rise of 0.1% in November 2013.

Year-on-year, prices declined by 0.2% in the hyper and supermarkets

In December 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods were 0.2% lower than those of December 2012 in the hyper and supermarkets (as in November 2013). In December 2012, they were up 0.9%, year–on–year.

In December 2013, prices declined by 0.1% in the hyper and supermarkets

In hypermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods were down 0.1% in December 2013 after a 0.2% increase in November 2013.

In the year to December 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hypermarkets went down by 0.6% in December 2013 after —0.4%, as in November 2013. In December 2012, they increased by 0.8%, year–on–year.

In supermarkets, the prices of frequently purchased goods also declined in November 2013 by 0.1%; they were steady in November 2013.

In December 2013, the prices of frequently purchased goods in supermarkets were unchanged compared with those of December 2012; they were also stable in November 2013 (year-on-year). They increased by 1.1% betwen December 2011 and December 2012.

Graphique1 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes - annual changes (%)

  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Graphique2 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes. Base 100 : 1998

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index December 2013 one month Index December 2013
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125.9 –0.1 –0.2
- Hypermarkets 125.0 –0.1 –0.6
- Supermarkets 127.6 –0.1 0.0
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127.5 –0.1 –0.2
Other 137.7 –0.2 2.0
Total 129.7 –0.1 0.3
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau2 – Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items
Variations (%) over
Index December 2013 one month Index December 2013
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 126.4 –0.1 –0.1
- Meat 138.3 0.0 1.4
- Beverages 123.6 –0.2 0.6
- Other food products 121.2 –0.1 –1.1
Clearing and personal care products 124.1 0.1 –1.0
Total : Hyper-and-Supermarkets 125.9 –0.1 –0.2
  • Source : INSEE – Consumer Price Indexes

Excluding fresh foodstuffs. food prices went down 0.1% in the hyper and supermarkets in December 2013

Excluding fresh foodstuffs. the prices of food and beverage prices decreased by 0.1% in the hyper and supermarkets in November 2013 after a rise of 0.1 % in November 2013. Compared with the same month one year ago. they slided by 0.1% in December 2013. In December 2012. the food and beverage prices (excluding fresh foodstuffs) grew by 1.1% year–on–year.

In December 2013. the meat prices stabilized in the hyper and supermarkets after +0.1% in November 2013. Year–on–year. they still. decelerated: their annual rate of change was down from +1.8% in November 2013 to +1.4% in December 2013. In December 2012. they increased by 2.9% compared with the same month one year ago.

In the hyper and supermarkets. beverage prices decreased by 0.2% in November 2013. after a rise of 0.2% in November 2013. In the year to December 2013. beverage prices rose by 0.6% after +0.4% in November. year–on–year. In December 2012. they were up 1.8% year–on–year.

In December 2013. the prices of the other food products (excluding fresh foodstuffs) slided by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets; they were stable in November 2013. In the year to December 2013. they fell by 1.1%. as in November 2013. In December 2012. they declined by 0.2% compared with the same month one year ago.

Slight increase in the prices of cleaning and personal care products in December 2013 in the hyper and supermarkets

In December 2013. the prices of cleaning and personal care products rose by 0.1% in the hyper and supermarkets while they stabilized in November 2013. In December 2012. they levelled off compared with the same month in 2011.

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