Confcommercio's gloomy price and inflation numbers

(AGI) Rome, July 8 - Prices in Italy over the past eight yearshave risen by 470 euros per month, of which 91 euros are minormonthly food consumption per family, reports Confcommercio's(Trade Association) study office. These figures do not takeinto account inflation. Monthly spending has returned to 2004levels. Expenditure has fallen to 1993 figures in real terms ifdata is deducted from the figures provided for consumer prices.. .

(AGI) Rome, July 8 - Prices in Italy over the past eight yearshave risen by 470 euros per month, of which 91 euros are minormonthly food consumption per family, reports Confcommercio's(Trade Association) study office. These figures do not takeinto account inflation. Monthly spending has returned to 2004levels. Expenditure has fallen to 1993 figures in real terms ifdata is deducted from the figures provided for consumer prices.. .