Inflation 4.8 percent in May 2006

CONSUMER prices in Slovakia increased by 0.4 percent month-on-month in May 2006, which is a 4.8 percent annual increase, Slovakia's Statistics Office (ŠÚ) reported on June 12.

According to the ŠÚ, food and non-alcoholic beverage prices showed the highest month-on-month rise (1.4 percent), followed by transport (1.2 percent), TASR wrote.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
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