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Headline inflation slowed to 3.7 percent

CONSUMER prices in Slovakia grew 0.2 percent in October on a monthly basis as opposed to a 0.3 percent month-on-month decrease in September, the Statistics Bureau reported. Year-on-year headline inflation was 3.7 percent in October 2006.

Over the past 10 months, consumer prices have grown on average by 4.5 percent.

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