UK inflation eased to 10.7% in November


The year-on-year inflation rate in the United Kingdom stood at 10.7% last November, compared to the 11.1% registered in October, when it registered the highest price increase since 1981, as reported by the Office on Wednesday. British National Statistics Office (ONS).

The downward correction of the CPI in November is known one day before the meeting that will be held this Thursday by the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, which maintains interest rates at 3% and could announce a new rise in the price tomorrow. money price.

In November, the year-on-year rise in the price of food and non-alcoholic beverages accelerated to 16.4%, compared to 16.2% in October, while housing supplies increased their cost by 26.6%, in line with the rise of the previous month. For its part, transport moderated its year-on-year increase to 7.2% from 8.9% in October.

For its part, the core CPI, which excludes the volatility of energy, food, alcohol and tobacco prices, stood at 6.3% in November, two tenths below the October rise.

In monthly terms, prices registered an increase of 0.4% in the eleventh month of the year, below the rise of 0.7% of the previous month.