The Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices category "Garments (03.1.2)" is a classification of semi-durable goods that includes garments for men, women, children (three to 13 years), infants (0 to two years), either ready-to-wear or made-to-measure, in all materials (including leather, furs, plastics, and rubber), for everyday wear, for sport, or for work; capes, overcoats, raincoats, anoraks, parkas, blousons, jackets, trousers, waistcoats, suits, costumes, dresses, skirts, etc.; shirts, blouses, pullovers, sweaters, cardigans, shorts, swimsuits, track suits, jogging suits, sweatshirts, T-shirts, leotards, etc.; vests, underpants, socks, stockings, tights, petticoats, brassieres, knickers, slips, girdles, corsets, body stockings, etc.; pajamas, night-shirts, night dresses, housecoats, dressing gowns, bathrobes, etc.; and baby clothes and babies' booties made of fabric.
This category excludes articles of medical hosiery such as elastic stockings (06.1.2) and babies' napkins (12.1.3).
This is a subcategory of the Clothing and Footwear (03) and of the Clothing (03.1) categories.
Information provided in the notes pertaining to HICP classifications can be found from the source at: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/cache/metadata/en/prc_hicp_esms.htm.
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Eurostat, Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices: Garments for Belgium [CP0312BEM086NEST], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/CP0312BEM086NEST, October 4, 2023.