In September 2012, prices of frequently purchased goods in large and predominantly food stores decreased by 0.2%; year-on-year, it rose by 1.2%Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - September 2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.2% in September 2012, after a rise by 0.2% in August.

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Paru le : 11/10/2012

In large and predominantly food stores, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.2% in September 2012, after a rise by 0.2% in August.

The year-on-year variation slowed down

In Septembre 2012, prices were 1.2% higher than those of the year before.

In September 2011, prices were 3.1% higher than those of September 2010.

Tableau1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Variations (%) over
Index September 2012 one month 12 last months
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125.8 –0.2 1.2
- Hypermarkets 125.1 –0.2 1.1
- Supermarkets 127.3 –0.2 1.4
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 127.2 –0.2 1.3
Other (mini-markets, maxidiscount, department stores…) 134.1 0.1 3.8
Total 128.8 –0.1 1.7
  • Source : Insee - Consumer Prices Indexes

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