In June 2017, the prices of frequently purchased goods rose by 0.1% in hyper and supermarketsPrice Index in large and predominantly-food stores - June 2017

In June 2017, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets and in large and predominantly food stores slowed down slightly: +0.1% over a month after +0.2% in the previous month.

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Paru le : 13/07/2017

In June 2017, the prices of frequently purchased goods in hyper and supermarkets and in large and predominantly food stores slowed down slightly: +0.1% over a month after +0.2% in the previous month.

Similarly, excluding hyper and supermarkets, prices rose more slowly than in May (+0.1% after +0.2%).

Considering all the kinds of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods increased at a slower pace than in May (+0.1% after +0.2%).

Year on year, the prices in hyper and supermarkets continue to rise

Compared with the same month last year, the prices of frequently purchased goods sold in hyper and supermarkets continued to accelerate (+0.4% after +0.1% in April and +0.3% in May). In the same way, prices in large and predominantly food stores accelerated (+0.4% after +0.3% in May).

In the other kinds of stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods grew at a slightly higher pace than in the previous month: +1.5% over a year after +1.4% in the previous month.

Considering all stores, the prices of frequently purchased goods rose slightly more significantly than in the previous month: +0.5% year on year after +0.4%.

Graph1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods year-on-year change %

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

Graph2 – Frequently purchased goods price indexes by main items

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

Table1 – Prices of frequently purchased goods

2015: 100
Prices of frequently purchased goods
Index Changes (%) compared to
June 2017 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Hyper and supermarkets (A) 100.03 0.1 0.4
Large and predominantly food stores (A + neighborhood stores) 100.05 0.1 0.4
Other stores 102.13 0.1 1.5
All stores 100.38 0.1 0.5
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Table2 – 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 2017 last month (m-o-m) 12 months before (y-o-y)
Food and beverages (excluding fresh foodstuffs) 100.29 0.1 0.5
- Meat 101.19 0.2 1.1
- Beverages 100.36 0.0 0.5
- Other food products 99.79 0.1 0.3
Clearing and personal care products 98.72 0.3 −0.2
Total Hyper and supermarkets 100.03 0.1 0.4
  • Geographical coverage: metropolitan France
  • Source: INSEE - Consumer Price Indexes

Low increase in food prices in hyper and supermarkets

In June 2017, the prices of food excluding fresh products sold in hyper and supermarkets increased less than in the previous month (+0.1% after +0.3%). Year on year, their rise was slightly higher (+0.5% after +0.4% in May).

The slight slowdown in prices over a month resulted from a lesser increase in prices for meat and other food products. Prices for beverages remained stable.

Meat prices decelerated in June after a rebound in the previous month (+0.2% after +0.5%). However, year on year, they accelerated for the second month in a row: +1.1% after +0.6% in May.

Prices of beverages sold in hyper and supermarkets were stable anew, after a rise of 0.2% in May. Year on year, prices were slightly less dynamic than in the previous month (+0.5% after +0.6%).

The prices of other food products (excluding fresh food) slowed down slightly (+0.1% after +0.2%). Year on year, they accelerated slightly (+0.3% after +0.2%).

Rebound in the prices of cleaning and personal care products in hyper and supermarkets

The prices of cleaning and personal care products sold in hyper and supermarkets recovered in June (+0.3%) after a drop of 0.2% in April and in May. Year on year, the price decline for these products was less pronounced than in the previous month (−0.2% after −0.4%).

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