Before that, the indicator had been declining for three months in a row.
Amid the resumption of business activity, the level of consumer prices in the US in June rose after three months of decline. Still, the dynamics of inflation remain subdued, allowing the Federal Reserve to continue financial injections into the economy.
The Labor Department said Tuesday that the consumer price index rose 0.6 percent last month. It fell 0.1 percent in May. Since June last year, the CPI has grown by 0.6 percent, which is the lowest annual growth rate since September 2015.
The economists surveyed predicted that the monthly increase in inflation in June would be 0.5 percent, and the annual growth rate would be 0.6 percent.