In June 2016, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased slightly in hyper and supermarkets (−0.1%)Price Index in large and predominantly-food stores - June 2016

In June 2016, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased slightly (-0.1%) after a stability in May, both in hyper and supermarkets and in large and predominantly food stores.

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Paru le : 13/07/2016

In June 2016, prices of frequently purchased goods decreased slightly (−0.1%) after a stability in May, both in hyper and supermarkets and in large and predominantly food stores.

Excluding hyper and supermarkets, prices of frequently purchased goods recovered slightly (+0.1%, after −0.1% in the previous month).

Considering all the kinds of stores, prices of frequently purchased goods were flat over one month, as in the two previous months.

Year-on-year, prices continued to decline in hyper and supermarkets

Year-on-year, prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets dropped again by 0.3% in June. In large and predominantly food stores, they also fell by 0.3% year-on-year, as during the last four months.

By contrast, prices of frequently purchased goods continued to increase in the other kinds of stores (+0.7% year-on-year, as in May).

Considering all stores, prices of frequently purchased goods diminished moderatly year-on-year (−0.1%) as in the previous month.

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

  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Graphique2English – Frequently purchased goods price indexes

  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau1English – Prices of frequently purchased goods

2015: 100
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Index Changes (%) compared to
June 2016 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Hyper and supermarkets (A) 99.60 −0.1 −0.3
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 99.63 −0.1 −0.3
Other stores 100.67 0.1 0.7
All stores 99.88 0.0 −0.1
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Tableau2English – Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items

2015: 100
Prices of frequently purchased goods detailed by main items
Index Changes (%) compared to
June 2016 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 99.75 −0.1 −0.2
- Meat 100.13 −0.3 0.2
- Beverages 99.82 0.0 −0.2
- Other food products 99.50 0.0 −0.4
Clearing and personal care products 98.89 0.1 −0.9
Total Hyper and supermarkets 99.60 −0.1 −0.3
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Downturn in food prices in hyper and supermarkets in June

In June 2016, prices of food excluding fresh foodstuffs sold in hyper and supermarkets declined slightly (−0.1%), after a slight rise in May (+0.1%). Year-on-year, they were down by 0.2%.

The overall monthly decrease came from meat prices, which shrank in June (−0.3%). Year-on-year, these prices slowed down: +0.2% in June after +0.6% in May. In June 2015, they had declined by 0.2% year-on-year.

Beverage prices sold in hhyper and supermarkets were unchanged over one month, after a rise in the previous month (+0.2% in May). Year-on-year, their decline eased (−0.2%, after −0.3% in May and −0.5% in April).

Prices of other food products (excluding fresh foodstuffs) were stable in June. Year-on-year, they slipped by 0.4% for the eighth month in a row. In June 2015, they had declined by 1.3% year-on-year.

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

In June, prices of cleaning and personal care products sold in hyper and supermarkets recovered a little (+0.1% after −0.2%). Year-on-year, they decreased by 0.9%, after −1.3% in May 2016. In June 2015, their fall had been stronger year-on-year (−1.6%).

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