Inflation rate in Eurozone increased by 3.5%

The annual inflation rate registered in the Eurozone (EZ15) in March 2008 is expected by the European Statistical Office (Eurostat) to amount to 3.5% following an increase by 3.3% when comparing February this year with February in 2007. Thus, inflation in the Eurozone is growing less rapidly than in Germany, but is still above the German rate.


The EZ15 includes: Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Finland, Cyprus and Malta