Eurozone CPI was finalized at 1.5% yoy in February, up from January’s 1.4% yoy. Core CPI was finalized at 1.0%yoy, down from 1.1% yoy. EU CPI was finalized at 1.6% yoy, up from 1.6%.
The lowest annual rates were registered in Ireland (0.7%), Greece, Croatia and Cyprus (all 0.8%). The highest annual rates were recorded in Romania (4.0%), Hungary (3.2%) and Latvia (2.8%). Compared with January 2019, annual inflation fell in seven Member States, remained stable in one and rose in nineteen.