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EU food, alcohol and tobacco prices climbing fast

30.04.13 @ 11:22


Prices of food, alcohol and tobacco in eurozone countries are now climbing by 2.9% compared to 2.7% in March, according to European Commission statistics out on Tuesday. Overall inflation is down to 1.2% from 1.7%. The cost of energy is going down by 0.4% each year.


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