ECB lowers inflation forecasts for 2019 through 2021

Author: Adam Button | Category: Central Banks

The latest inflation forecasts

  • 2019 1.2at vs 1.3% in June
  • 2020 at 1.0% vs 1.4% in June
  • 2021 at 1.5% vs 1.6% in June
At the start of the year, the ECB was forecasting 1.6% inflation this year and 1.7% in 2020.

That 2020 foreacast is worrisome. Given the ECB's poor track record on forecasting inflation, that's perilously close to zero.

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