Inflation in Slovakia decelerated from 1.2 percent year-on-year in May to 1 percent in June, the Statistics Office announced on Monday, July 12, according to the TASR newswire.
Core inflation stood at 1 percent while net inflation was at 0.9 percent y-o-y in June. Prices in June did not change month-on-month. In the first half of 2010 prices have risen by 0.8 percent y-o-y.
Inflation in June was mainly influenced by y-o-y price increases: alcohol and tobacco by 6.6 percent; education by 4.2 percent; and healthcare by 4 percent. Conversely, prices fell in furniture, household equipment and routine maintenance and in clothing and footwear.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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13. Jul 2010 at 10:00