June 30, 2020 In June 2020, the national consumer price index for the whole community (Nic), gross of tobaccos, recorded an increase of 0.1% on a monthly basis and a decrease of 0.2% on annual basis (as in the previous month). Istat underlines this on the basis of preliminary estimates. "The decline in consumer prices on an annual basis, recorded for the second consecutive month, continues to be the product of opposing forces: those deflationary coming from the prices of energy goods and those rising from food goods, for the care of the home and the The underlying inflation, albeit slightly slowing down, is therefore positive (+ 0.7%) ", explains the statistics institute.

Slight rise in inflation in the eurozone in June. According to Eurostat estimates, the rate rises to 0.3% in the month, compared to 0.1% recorded in May. Among the main euro area countries, inflation in Italy drops from -0.3% in May to -0.4% in June, as well as in France (from 0.4% to 0.1%), Greece (from -0.7% to -1.7%) and Latvia (from -0.9% to -1.1%). Among other countries, inflation rises in Germany (from 0.5% to 0.8%), Spain (from -0.9% to -0.3%), Ireland (from -0.8% to - 0.7%). As for the main components, food, alcohol and tobacco have the highest annual rate (3.1%, compared to 3.4% in May), followed by services (1.2%, compared to 1.3% in May), industrial goods excluding energy (0.2%, stable compared to May) and energy (-9.4%, compared to -11.9% in May).