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German Inflation Eases on Temporary Government Relief Measures

  • Consumer prices increased by 8.2% in June; est. 8.8%
  • Lower fuel taxes, public transport discounts ease price surge
Customers shop for fresh food at a market stall in Munich, Germany.

Customers shop for fresh food at a market stall in Munich, Germany.

Photographer: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

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German inflation unexpectedly eased as temporary government relief measures reduced pressure on households and businesses that have been squeezed by a record surge in prices.