Inflation jumped 9% in September. Shopping cart ever so expensive since 1983 – Economy

Leap of inflation in the month of September which touches 9%. According to preliminary estimates released by Istat, the national consumer price index for the entire community (NIC), gross of tobacco, recorded an increase of 0.3% on a monthly basis and 8.9% on a monthly basis. annual basis (from + 8.4% the previous month). This time to explain the acceleration in prices are not only the “energy”, but above all the goods of the so-called “shopping cart” at their highest since July 1983. Core inflation, net of energy and fresh food, accelerates from + 4.4% to + 5.0% and that net of energy goods alone from + 5.0% to + 5.5%. “It is necessary to go back to July 1983 (when they recorded a trend variation of + 12.2%) to find an increase in the prices of the” shopping cart “, on an annual basis, higher than that of September 2022 (+ 11.1%) “. This is the comment from Istat. The further acceleration in inflation is in fact mainly due to food prices (from + 10.1% in August to + 11.5%) and those of recreational, cultural and personal care services (from + 4.6% to + 5.7%). Although slowing down slightly, energy (from + 44.9% to + 44.5%) and regulated (+ 47.7%) and non-regulated (+ 41.2%) continue to grow very broadly. “The inflation acquired for 2022 is equal to + 7.1% for the general index and + 3.6% for the core component”. In August, acquired inflation was + 7%


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