Belgium’s inflation slowed in March to 3.4 percent as a drop in the cost of cut flowers and vacation parks helped offset increases in fuel and heating oil.
The inflation rate in Belgium, the sixth-largest economy in the euro region, compared with 3.7 percent in February, the Ministry of Economic Affairs in Brussels said today in an e- mailed statement. On a monthly basis, prices in March rose 0.22 percent.
Excluding energy, inflation slowed to 2.32 percent from 2.38 percent in February, according to today’s report.
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