Annual inflation in Slovakia measured according to EU methodology dropped from 1.4 percent in April to a record low of 1.1 percent in May, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on Tuesday, June 16.
The growth in consumer prices was slowed especially by cuts in prices for transport – by 6.9 percent year-on-year – as well as for food and non-alcoholic beverages – by 4.1 percent. The biggest price increases y-o-y were recorded in alcoholic beverages and tobacco – 8.7 percent – in healthcare - 7.7 percent – and in hotels, cafes and restaurants – 6.5 percent – the TASR newswire reported. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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