BRUSSELS – Belgium's inflation rate fell back below 2% in May, with the annual price increase registering 1.86% in May versus 2.28% in April, the central bank said on Tuesday.
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Slowing energy price rises and service sector price increases helped lower the annual inflation rate.
Excluding energy prices, the annual inflation rate edged down to 1.25% from 1.31% the previous month.
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May 30, 2017 05:45 ET (09:45 GMT)