Household spending falls 2. 5pct in 2013 to 10-year low

(AGI) Rome, July 8 - Household spending plummeted in 2013, saidItalian statistics agency, ISTAT. Average monthly householdspending amounted to 2,359 euros at current value, down 2.5percent from the previous year. Spending fell in real termstoo, factoring in a 0.6 percent sampling error and a 1.2percent inflation rate. This is the lowest spending levelrecorded since 2004, when it was 2,381 euros. . .

(AGI) Rome, July 8 - Household spending plummeted in 2013, saidItalian statistics agency, ISTAT. Average monthly householdspending amounted to 2,359 euros at current value, down 2.5percent from the previous year. Spending fell in real termstoo, factoring in a 0.6 percent sampling error and a 1.2percent inflation rate. This is the lowest spending levelrecorded since 2004, when it was 2,381 euros. . .