Energy prices push inflation up in Germany to 2.1% y-o-y in Aug.
AFPFRANKFURT -- Rising energy prices pushed inflation in Germany, Europe's top economy, above the threshold set by the European Central Bank in August, official data showed on Wednesday.
September 13, 2012, 12:28 am TWN
Inflation stood at 2.1 percent year-on-year last month, national statistics office Destatis said in a statement, slightly revising higher its initial estimate made on August 29. In July, the 12-month inflation rate had stood at 1.7 percent.