PARIS (dpa-AFX) - France's inflation increased as initially estimated in October, final data from the statistical office Insee showed Wednesday.
Inflation rose to 1.1 percent in October from 1 percent in September. The was in line with the flash estimate published on October 31.
This third consecutive acceleration came from a sharper increase in food prices and a lesser drop in manufactured product prices.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent as estimated.
Inflation, based on the harmonized index of consumer prices, increased slightly to 1.2 percent from 1.1 percent a month ago.
The HICP gained 0.1 percent after a downturn of 0.2 percent in September. Both monthly and annual rates also matched preliminary estimate.
Core consumer prices climbed 0.5 percent, as in the three previous months.
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