By Jean-Francois Munster
HAShave we reached a ceiling in terms of inflation? In July, this indicator stabilized after months of almost uninterrupted growth. According to figures from Statbel (FPS Economy), it is even down slightly, from 9.65% to 9.62%. This remains an extremely high level, not seen for 40 years. The smoothed health index rises to 118.39 points, which means that the central index for the civil service and social allowances has once again been exceeded. Therefore, social benefits and pensions will be indexed by 2% in August. Public sector wages will be indexed by 2% in September. This is the fifth overrun of the pivotal index in eleven months.
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