Each year in January, products arrive at in the indexkorf, so that it would fit in better with the actual levenskost. New this year: the rent of a studentenkot, replacing a door lock, the hourly rate of a dakwerker, used cars, cookbooks, consultation with a dietician, tattoos, strollers and thermal compression.Read also Calculated: as much as it will cost you boss if you are 100 euro storage get
all in the basket, determine the social partners which, together with the academics the indexcommissie forms. Economy Minister Kris Peeters (CD&V) has just launched their agreement will be ratified. The index is based on the increase of wages and benefits. “The prices are still more precisely measured, by making use of pos data from grocery stores and by prices from web shops to scan,” says Peeters.
Because we increasingly shop online, the calculation is also more use made of ‘webscraping’. In which technique are the automatic data of web pages collected. That happens is from now on more with the prices of shoes on Torfs.be, weekends by the sea, hotel rooms, second-hand cars and spare rooms.
in addition, the share of airline tickets in the basket is expanded. Until now, it was at the register that prices are only taken into account the reservations four months in advance were done. But because the Belgian is increasingly last minute booking are bookings of two weeks prior to departure added.