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    Belgian inflation highest in EU for six consecutive months

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    Belgian inflation was the highest within the EU in April. Indeed Belgian inflation has been the highest in the EU for six consecutive months. So indicate Eurostat inflation statistics.

    Inflation reached 1.5% in April in Belgium, after rocketing to 1.6% in March. Sweden is the EU country ranked as having the second highest April inflation (1%), followed by Lithuania and Malta (0.8%).

    In April, there was deflation (or negative inflation) in Romania (-2.6%), Bulgaria (-2.5%) and Cyprus (-2.1%). Across the whole of the EU and the eurozone, the global rate of inflation was 0.2% for the month of April.

    Oscar Schneider (Source: Belga)