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Harmonised inflation at 3.7 percent

INFLATION in Slovakia continued its moderate deceleration in April. Inflation, as measured by the harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP), stood at 3.7 percent in April, a fall from 3.9 percent in March.

INFLATION in Slovakia continued its moderate deceleration in April. Inflation, as measured by the harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP), stood at 3.7 percent in April, a fall from 3.9 percent in March.

In a year-on-year comparison of prices in April, transportation costs grew the most, by 7.9 percent. Next were prices in health care, up by 6.3 percent; education (5.8 percent); housing and energy supplies (5.3 percent); and miscellaneous goods and services (3.8 percent).

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