Inflation decreased to 1.6% in March 2020 (HICP: 1.6%)
The measures against the spread of the corona virus
had only a very limited impact on the calculation of the March inflation
rate. The price surveys for the consumer price index were mainly carried
out in the first half of the month, before the COVID
The index level of the harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP 2015) was 108.50 in March 2020, with the harmonised inflation rate amounting to 1.6%.
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