Inflation is the continuous rise of prices throughout the economy of the
The pace at which inflation rises is determined by the change in price
levels, which is an average of all the prices.
If prices of some goods rise and others fall, the price level might not
change, consequently inflation happens only when most major prices rise.
Inflation reduces the purchasing power of money.
• In March inflation dropped to 0.5 % for the whole Eurozone.
• This was the lowest since November 2009.
• Deflation (a decrease in the general price level of goods/services or inflation
below 0%) is still a risk, even though some try to deny it.
For the 18 countries that are part of the Eurozone.
Data from tradingeconomics.com