Tuesday March 31, 2020

Fuel prices push June inflation higher

Motor insurance still soaring, CSO figures show

14th July, 2016
Fuel prices moving higher Pic Getty

Official figures show that consumer prices rose more quickly last month as higher oil prices drove fuel prices higher.

The Central Statistics Office said prices rose by 0.7 per cent from May to give an annual rate of 0.4 per cent. The annual inflation rate had been zero in May and negative for the previous three months.

The CSO said the main factors in the monthly rise were higher transport costs – due to an increase in...

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