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Italian inflation rises to 1.3% in May

Tuesday 1 June 2021 | 10:59 CET | News
Italy's annual inflation rate climbed for the fifth consecutive month to 1.3 percent in May, up from the previous month's reading of 1.1 percent, according to the latest preliminary figures from statistics agency Istat. The country's inflation turned positive for the first time in 8 months in January has now risen to the highest figure since November 2018 due mainly to higher energy prices, said Istat.

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