Reykjavik (IFN) Iceland's consumer price index compiled in September 2006 is 265.6 points, 0.61% higher than in the previous month, Statistics Iceland said on Tuesday.
The CPI less housing cost is 245.2 points, 0.62% higher than in August.
Summer sales have mostly come to an end causing an increase in prices of clothing and footwear by 11.7% (effect on the CPI 0.49%). Prices of groceries rose by 1.6% (0.25%) and owner occupied housing cost rose by 0.5% (0.09%), thereof the effect of higher market prices of housing was 0.01% and of higher real interest rates 0.08%.
Prices of petrol and diesel oil fell by 3.3% (-0.23%) and of airfares by 10.8% (-0.13%).
The CPI in September 2006 is 7.6% higher than in September 2005 while the CPI less housing cost is 6.0% higher than one year ago. The CPI rose by 1.4% over the last three months equivalent to an annual inflation rate of 5.8% (CPI less housing cost 5.4%).
The credit terms index in October 2006 is 265.6 points. The old credit terms index is 5.244 points in October 2006.
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Viðskiptablaðið er 25 ára og af því tilefni býðst nýjum áskrifendum að kaupa áskrift á 50% afslætti.
Afmælisverðið er aðeins 2.500 krónur.
Tilboðið er fyrir nýja áskrifendur. Núverandi áskrifendur geta bætt við sig áskrift á þessu verði. Gildir í 4 mánuði. Áskrifendur fá Viðskiptablaðið, Frjálsa verslun og Fiskifréttir sent ásamt vefaðgangi að vb.is og fiskifrettir.is