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2020/03/18 / Erste Group Research

Österreichische Inflation bleibt hoch im Februar

Nach der Schätzung von Statistik Austria blieb die am HVPI gemessene Inflationsrate mit +2,2% j/j im Februar (Januar: +2,2%) unverändert. Der Aufwärtsdruck auf die Inflation kam vor allem durch den Anstieg der Lebensmittelpreise zustande. Die Preiserhöhungen in den Bereichen Wohnung, Wasser, Energie blieben wie bisher die Hauptursache für den Preisanstieg, gefolgt von Restaurants und Hotels.

Die Corona-Krise und der Einbruch des Ölpreises auf ein langjähriges Rekordminimum werden die Inflation dieses Jahr stark belasten. Wir erwarten für 2020 eine deutlich niedrigere Inflationsrate, die derzeit auf etwa 1% geschätzt wird. Im Jahr 2021 dürfte sich das Preiswachstum auf +1,7% beschleunigen.

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AuthorErste Group Research
Product nameShort Notes Hauptmärkte
Topic in focusMacro/ Fixed income
Economy in focusAustria
Currency in focusEuro
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