Euro area annual inflation is expected to be 2.0% in June 2018, up from 1.9% in May 2018.
Looking at the main components of euro area inflation,
- energy is expected to have the highest annual rate in June (8.0%, compared with 6.1% in May),
- followed by food, alcohol & tobacco (2.8%, compared with 2.5% in May),
- services (1.3%, compared with 1.6% in May) and
- non-energy industrial goods (0.4%, compared with 0.3% in May).
Source: Eurostat, http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/news/news-releases