Consumer price growth in Slovakia accelerates slightly in July

The rate of consumer price inflation rose slightly in Slovakia in July, to 2.5 percent. A rise in the previous month was the first this year, boosting the inflation rate to 2.4 percent.

The rate of consumer price inflation rose slightly in Slovakia in July, to 2.5 percent. A rise in the previous month was the first this year, boosting the inflation rate to 2.4 percent.

Average inflation for the past year remained at 2.7 percent. The highest year-on-year price growth was reported in housing and energy (8.4 percent) and prices for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (8.2 percent). On the other hand, transport prices decreased the most, by 7.7 percent, the Statistics Office of the Slovak Republic reported.

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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