Price of pasta, route of an increase

The inflation of energy prices, but also of food prices, is one of the most urgent issues to deal with for the new government, which is preparing new measures to support purchasing power. → THE FACTS. The cost of food could increase by more than €220 in 2022 How to explain this waltz of labels? … Read more

Here are the ten everyday food products most affected by runaway inflation

The prices of certain foods that we consume every day have particularly increased. In April the annual inflation rate in the euro zone was estimated at 7.5% against 7.4% in March according to a flash estimate published on 29th April by Eurostat. This rate in Belgium was estimated at 9.3%, stable compared to March. Inflation … Read more

soaring staple food prices prompt suppressed protests

Published on : 05/13/2022 – 13:35Modified : 05/13/2022 – 15:34 Hundreds of people took to the streets in several cities across Iran to protest the government’s decision to raise the prices of basic necessities, state media reported on Friday. The authorities have announced around twenty arrests in the south of the country. Iranian authorities have … Read more

In the United States, employees in a position of strength

American companies are short of manpower. The ILWU, one of the strongest unions in the country, is in a strong position to win higher wages and better working conditions. Washington Correspondent The negotiations which have just opened between the union of 22,000 dockworkers on the west coast and the operators of the largest American ports … Read more

Food manufacturers demand further price increases from distributors

They are fighting to pass on their soaring costs and revise the agreements reached at the end of February. FMCG players are engaged in a similar battle. Stepped up, the government convened two meetings on Thursday. Repeat again. Two months after painfully concluding their annual price negotiations with the purchasing centers of large retailers, the … Read more

Oil, flour, eggs … Product shortages are increasing in supermarkets

War in Ukraine, inflation, storage, avian flu… So many elements which reinforce the lack of certain foods on the shelves. While shopping, the French gradually notice shelves that are empty, without being renewed. According to analyst NielsenIQ, these shortages represent a shortfall of 851 million euros for supermarkets in the first quarter of 2022. Of … Read more

Fuel prices continue to rise in the United States

After Europe, the United States is also seeing prices inflate at the pump, even if they still remain at levels well below what we know on this side of the Atlantic. Gasoline averaged $4.14 per gallon (3.8 liters) in April, up from $2.92 a year ago. House Democrats are pointing the finger at oil companies, … Read more

In the United States, inflation accelerated further in March to 6.6% year on year

“Energy prices increased by 33.9% while food prices increased by 9.2%” over one year, the authorities said. Consumer prices in the United States continued to rise in March, rising 6.6% over one year and 0.9% over one month, according to the PCE inflation index, published Friday by the Department of Trade. This indicator, the preferred … Read more

Meat, oil, pasta… These products which weigh more and more heavily on the budget of the French

In supermarkets, inflation reached +2.67% in April compared to the same month in 2021. Inflation is accelerating in France. In supermarkets, it reached +2.67% in April – compared to April 2021 -, according to data from panelist NielsenIQ published last week, after +1.26% in March and +0.52% in February. “An unprecedented increase, we had never … Read more

Markets down pending US inflation

European stock markets fell sharply Tuesday at the opening, in the face of expectations of an acceleration in US inflation, which suggests a new tightening of the US central bank (Fed). Paris lost 1.38% to 6,454.25 points, Frankfurt lost 1.66% and Milan 1.17%. London fell 0.86% in early trade. Monday, only Paris had finished slightly … Read more