In June 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.1% in hyper and supermarketsPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - June 2014

In June 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0,1% in hyper and supermarkets after a decrease by 0.2% in May 2014.

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Paru le : 10/07/2014

In June 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods declined by 0,1% in hyper and supermarkets after a decrease by 0.2% in May 2014.

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods have also decreased by 0.1% in June 2014 (—0.2% in May 2014).

Outside the hyper and supermakets, prices of frequently purchased goods were down 0.1% in June 2014 after they increased by 0.2% in May 2014.

Prices of frequently purchased goods fell by 0.5% between June 2013 and June 2014 in hyper and supermarkets

In hyper and supermarkets, the decrease in the prices of frequently purchased goods has accelerated: they fell by 0.5% year-on-year in June 2014 after —0,3% in May 2014 and —0,1% during the first four months of 2014. They had increased by +0,5 % between June 2012 and June 2013.

The decline in prices of frequently purchased goods became more marked in large and predominantly food stores (—0.6% in the year to June 2014 after —0.3%, year-on-year in May 2014).

In the year to June 2014, prices of frequently purchased goods went down overall by 0,3% in all the kinds of outlets.

Tableau1English – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Index June 2014 Variations(%)
last month last 12 Months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 126.52 -0.1 -0.5
Large and predominantlyfood stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127.62 -0.1 -0.6
Other stores 135.49 -0.1 0.2
All stores 129.25 -0.2 -0.3
  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau2English – Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items
Index June 2014 Variations(%)
last month last 12 Months
Food and beverages(excluding unprocessed foodstuffs) 127.30 -0.1 -0.3
- Meat 140.04 0.0 0.5
- Beverages 123.88 -0.1 -0.4
- Other food products 122.05 -0.2 -0.6
Clearing and personal care products 123.38 -0.1 -1.9
Total : Hyper-and-Supermarkets 126.52 -0.1 -0.5
  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

Graphique1English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes - annual increase %

  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

Graphique2English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Source : Insee - Consumer Price Indexes

New decrease in food prices (excluding fresh products) in June in hyper and supermarkets

As in May 2014, prices of food and beverages, excluding fresh foodstuffs, declined by 0.1% in June 2014 in hyper and supermarkets. Compared to June 2013, they were down 0.3% after they remained broadly unchanged from automn 2013, year-on-year. In June 2013, prices of food (excluding fresh foodstuffs) were 0.6% higher than those of June 2012.

In June 2014, meat prices stayed stable in hyper and supermarkets. They continued to slow down, their annuel rate of change fell to +0.5% in June 2014 after +0.7% in May 2014 and +0.9% in April 2014. They had grown by 2.9% between June 2012 and June 2013.

In hyper and supermarkets, beverage prices declined by 0.1% between May and June 2014 and by 0.4% in the year to June 2014.

Excluding unprocessed food, prices of other food products decreased by 0.2% in hyper and supermarkets in June 2014 (after —0.1% in May 2014). In the year to June 2014, they decreased by 0.6% in June 20144, as they did between June 2012 and June 2013.

The decrease in prices of cleaning and personal care products continued in hyper and supermarkets

Prices of cleaning and personal care products decreased by 0.1% in June 2014 in hyper and supermarkets. In the year to June 2014, they fell by 1.9% (—1,8% in May 2014, year-on-year).

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