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EU-harmonised inflation at 4.1 percent in June

Slovakia's year-on-year inflation rate as measured by EU methodology stood at 4.1 percent in June, down from 4.2 percent in May, the Statistics Office reported on Thursday, July 14. The average inflation rate over the past 12 months reached 2.4 percent year-on-year in June, up from 2.1 percent in May.

Slovakia's year-on-year inflation rate as measured by EU methodology stood at 4.1 percent in June, down from 4.2 percent in May, the Statistics Office reported on Thursday, July 14. The average inflation rate over the past 12 months reached 2.4 percent year-on-year in June, up from 2.1 percent in May.

On a monthly basis, some sectors posted price falls, including foodstuffs, non-alcoholic beverages and transport. Meanwhile, price hikes were seen in areas like recreation and culture, furniture, home furnishings and ordinary household maintenance, miscellaneous goods and services, and education.

Source: TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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