Inflation fell in April

The Dutch inflation rate dropped from 2.9% in March to 2.6% in April, according to figures from the central statistics agency CBS on Tuesday.

Much of the improvement came from a drop in petrol prices, which fell by 7 cents to an average €1.74 a litre

However, inflation remains at a 10 year high due to increases in energy prices, the introduction of insurance tax and the rise in value-added tax (btw).

The Netherlands still has one of the highest inflation rates in the eurozone, says the CBS.


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