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EU-harmonised statistics show June price rise

EU-harmonised statistics show that consumer prices in Slovakia in June 2007 grew by 1.5 percent compared to June 2006, and were up by 0.1 percent month-on-month, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on July 16.

Alcohol and tobacco prices increased the most year-on-year - 6.2 percent. Prices in transport fell most sharply - 3.1 percent y-o-y.

On a monthly basis, prices in the education sector rose most sharply - 0.5 percent. The only fall was recorded in the prices of food and non-alcoholic drinks - 0.4 percent.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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