The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) rose 0.4 percent in February on a seasonally adjusted basis, after increasing 0.5 percent in January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 6.0 percent before seasonal adjustment. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.5 percent in February. The food index increased 0.4 percent in February. The energy index fell 0.6 percent in February, after increasing 2.0 percent in January. The natural gas index decreased 8.0 percent over the month, the largest 1-month decrease in that series since October 2006. The gasoline index rose 1.0 percent in February, following a 2.4-percent increase in the previous month. Before seasonal adjustment, gasoline prices rose 1.7 percent in February.
Source: U.S Bureau Labor Statistics
Post by: Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Trade