Economic Brief No. (EB-28) 24 pp

April 2019

Factors Impacting Grocery Store Deflation: A Closer Look at Prices in 2016 and 2017

An analysis of the recent drop in grocery prices, their effects on the overall food economy, and how they may affect future food-at-home price inflation for consumers.

Keywords: Food Price Outlook, food prices, consumer price index,CPI, producer price index, PPI, price transmission

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Last updated: Monday, April 22, 2019

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