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TABLE-German EU-harmonized consumer prices rise 1.0% y/y in August

BERLIN, Aug 29 (Reuters) - German consumer prices, harmonized to compare with other European countries, rose by 1.0% on the year and were down 0.1% on the month in August, preliminary data from the Federal Statistics Office showed on Thursday. Analysts in a Reuters poll had forecast for harmonized data a yearly rise of 1.2% and expected no change to the previous month. The Office gave the following breakdown of unharmonised year-on-year data for August:

INDEX/COMPONENT AUG 2019 JUL 2019 Weighting(basis 2015) in 1/1000Overall index +1.4 +1.7 1000Goods +1.3 +1.8 468.16Energy +0.6 +2.4 103.83Food +2.7 +2.1 84.87Services +1.6 +1.5 531.84Household rents +1.3 +1.4 207.26

(Berlin Speed Desk)