Spain July final CPI 0.5% vs 0.4% in June

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Spanish national consumer prices rose 0.5% year-on-year in July according to data from the National Statistics Institute on Tuesday, compared to 0.4% in June and in line with Reuters poll forecast.

Aug 13 (Reuters) - Spanish national consumer prices rose 0.5% year-on-year in July according to data from the National Statistics Institute on Tuesday, compared to 0.4% in June and in line with Reuters poll forecast.

Spanish European Union-harmonised prices rose 0.6% from a year earlier, in line with 0.6% in June and below the Reuters forecast of 0.7%. Core inflation, which strips out volatile food and energy prices, was 0.9% year on year, flat compared to a month earlier.

(Reporting by Joanna Jonczyk-Gwizdala, Editing by Jose Elias Rodriguez) ((joanna.jonczyk@tr.com; +48 58 772 18 99)) Keywords: SPAIN ECONOMY/INFLATION

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