In April 2012, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food were steady: 0.0%; year-on-year, it rose by 2.8%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - April 2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods were steady in April 2012, after a decrease by 0.1% in March.

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Paru le : 15/05/2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods were steady in April 2012, after a decrease by 0.1% in March.

The year-on-year variation went up by 2.8%

In April 2012, prices were 2.8% higher than those of the year before.

In April 2011, prices were 0.7% higher than those of April 2010.

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index April 2012 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125,4 0,0 2,8
- Hypermarkets 124,8 –0,1 2,4
- Supermarkets 126,8 0,2 3,3
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 126,8 0,0 2,9
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 132,9 0,2 5,0
Total 128,3 0,1 3,1
  • Source: Insee - consumer price index

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