Vicky Redwood, chief UK economist at Capital Economics, said the halt in the downward trend "should be only temporary".
She said: "Inflation should start to fall again before long, not least as last year's rises in energy prices continue to fall out of the annual comparison.
"We also expect core price pressures to ease as the economic recovery loses momentum again."
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