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Montevideo, March 21st 2023 - 07:25 UTC

Tag: UK Retail Price Index

  • Thursday, March 16th 2023 - 07:35 UTC

    Chancellor Hunt, “British ale may be warm, but the duty on a pint is frozen”

    As part of a bid to help people with the rising cost of living, Mr Hunt announced a freeze on the duty tax for draught pints to help “the great British pub”.

    The price of a packet of cigarettes rose hours after the UK Budget was delivered in Parliament, while drinkers will see tax on alcohol go up by 10.1% in August, in line with inflation. According to London media, the only alcohol not to see a rise was draught beer where duty will be frozen. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt said this was to help “the great British pub”.

  • Wednesday, February 15th 2023 - 09:49 UTC

    UK's inflation reached 10,1% in January, National Stats Office

    The largest downward contribution in both the CPIH and CPI annual inflation rates between Dec 2022 and Jan 2023 came from transport, restaurants and hotels

    United Kingdom's twelve-month Consumer Prices Index (CPI) reached 10.1% in January against the 10.5% increase recorded in December while missing estimates of a 10.3% print, the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported on Wednesday. The index keeps moving away from its highest level since January 1981 at 11.1% last year.