Us media: Eurozone inflation hit a new high energy prices are the main reason

2022-06-04 0 By

Inflation in the 19 countries that use the euro hit a 7.5 percent annual rate in March, the highest since records began in 1997, eurostat said Wednesday.The previous high was 5.9 percent set last month.The report said a sharp rise in energy prices was the main reason for record inflation.Eurostat said energy spending in the euro zone rose 44.7 percent in March.(Translator & Editor: Qing Songzhu