German EU-harmonised consumer prices up 10.9% in September

Sausages are displayed in a supermarket in Berlin, Germany, June 25, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo

BERLIN, Sept 29 (Reuters) - German consumer prices, harmonised to compare with other European countries, were up 10.9% on the year and rose by 2.2% month-on-month in September, preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed on Thursday.

Analysts had expected harmonised data to increase 10.0% on an annual basis and rise 1.3% on the previous month.

The statistics office offers a breakdown for September on its website.

Reporting by Miranda Murray; Editing by Alison Williams

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