Inflation in Italy down to 2009 levels - update

Food prices drop 0.6%, biggest dip since 1997

(ANSA) - Rome, June 30 - Inflation in Italy was down to 0.3% in June compared to the same month last year, the lowest it has been since October 2009, provisional data from national statistics agency Istat showed Monday. In May it was 0.5%. The result caused prices on food and domestic goods in June to drop by 0.6% on the year, the biggest dip since September 1997, Istat said. Compared to May, prices on food and domestic products remained unchanged.


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