In July 2015, prices of frequently purchased goods increased by 0.1% in hyper and supermarketsPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - July 2015

In July 2015, prices of frequently purchased goods grew by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets after declining by 0.1% in June.

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No 194
Paru le : 13/08/2015

In July 2015, prices of frequently purchased goods grew by 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets after declining by 0.1% in June.

In the other sorts of stores, prices of frequently purchased goods remained unchanged in July 2015 after slight increases (+0.1%) during the two previous months.

Considering all stores, prices of frequently purchased goods were stable in July 2015.

Year-on-year, prices of frequently purchased decreased in hyper and supermarkets

Year-on-year, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased by 0.7% in hyper and supermarkets in July (–0.9% in May and June). In July 2014, they had also declined by 0.6% year-on-year.

In large and predominantly food stores, decrease in prices of frequently purchased goods was in the same extent year-on-year (–0.7%) in July 2015 as in July 2014.

Considering all stores, prices of frequently purchased goods were down in a lesser manner than in hyper and supermarkets (–0.3% after –0.4% in June).

Excluding hyper and supermarkets and large and predominantly food stores, they rose by 0.4% year-on-year, as in June.

Graphique1English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes year-on-year change %

  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Graphique2English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau1English – Prices of frequently purchased goods

Base 100 : 1998
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Index Changes (%) compared to
July 2015 Last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Hyper-and-Supermarkets (A) 125.49 0.1 -0.7
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 126.55 0.0 -0.7
Other stores 135.93 0.0 0.4
All stores 128.66 0.0 -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 Changes (%) compared to
July 2015 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 126.46 0.0 -0.5
- Meat 139.99 0.2 0.0
- Beverages 124.16 0.1 0.3
- Other food products 120.43 0.0 -1.1
Clearing and personal care products 121.42 0.0 -1.5
Total Hyper-and-Supermarkets 125.49 0.1 -0.7
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Year-on-year, the decline in food prices alleviated again in hyper and supermarkets

In July 2015, prices of food excluding fresh foodstuffs were broadly unchanged in hyper and supermarkets for the fourth month in a row. Year-on-year, they decreased by 0.5% (after –0.7% in June and –0.8% in May). In July 2014, they had declined by 0.4% year-on-year.

Variation by products were mixed :

Thus, prices of meat sold in hyper and supermarkets increased again in July 2015 (+0.2% after +0,1 % in June and +0.3% in May). Year-on-year, they were broadly steady (after –0.2% in June and –0.3% in May). In July 2014, they had increased by 0.4% year-on-year.

In July, beverage prices were up 0.1% in hyper and supermarkets. Year-on-year, they increased slightly (+0.3% after +0.1% in June). In July 2014, they were down 0.5% year-on-year.

In July 2015, prices of other food products (excluding unprocessed foodstuffs) were stable in hyper and supermarkets for the second month in a row. Year-on-year, they decreased by 1.1% (–1.3% in June). In July 2014, they were down 0.8% year-on-year.

Decrease in prices of cleaning and personal care products continued year-on-year

In July 2015, prices of cleaning and personal care products remained stable in hyper and supermarkets (after –0.3% in June and 0.2% in May). Year-on-year, they declined by 1.5% (after –1.6% in June 2015 and –1.7% in July 2014).

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