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Inflation in the Netherlands remains stable in line with expectations

Inflation in consumer prices in the Netherlands remained unchanged in June, in line with expectations, as evidenced by data from the Central Bureau of Statistics, published on Thursday. The consumer price index in June increased by 1.7 percent compared to the same period last year, the same indicator was noted in May. The rise in prices for air tickets and tourist packages for holidays abroad decreased in June and affected the growth of consumer prices. Inflation, based on a harmonized consumer price index, or HICP, slowed to 1.7 percent in June from 1.9 percent in the previous month. The expected inflation rate was 1.8 percent.