Overall, Euro area annual inflation was 1.6 percent in June 2013, up from 1.4 percent the previous month. In June 2012 the rate was 2.4 percent . EU annual inflation was 1.7 percent in June 2013, up from 1.6 percent in May. A year earlier the rate was 2.5 percent.

“The largest upward impacts to euro area annual inflation came from vegetables (+0.11 percentage points), fruit and electricity (+0.09 each), while telecommunications (-0.20), fuels for transport (-0.11) and medical & paramedical services (-0.08) had the biggest downward impacts,”, according to Eurostat. (source: business-review.ro)