Harmonised indices of consumer prices (HICP)

01-03-2016

The existing framework for providing harmonised indices of consumer prices, which is an essential part of the European Union's economic governance, consists of a patchwork of regulations deemed by many to be cumbersome and outdated. The European Commission has proposed to modernise the framework and to streamline its elements into a single new regulation.

The existing framework for providing harmonised indices of consumer prices, which is an essential part of the European Union's economic governance, consists of a patchwork of regulations deemed by many to be cumbersome and outdated. The European Commission has proposed to modernise the framework and to streamline its elements into a single new regulation.