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Consumer prices up 0.6 percent y-o-y in October

Consumer prices rose 0.6 percent on an annual basis in October but recorded no change when compared to September, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) reported November 12.

Consumer prices rose 0.6 percent on an annual basis in October but recorded no change when compared to September, the Slovak Statistics Office (ŠÚ) reported November 12.

Year-on-year price hikes were recorded in education (5.7 percent); in alcoholic beverages and tobacco (3 percent); in food and non-alcoholic beverages (1.8 percent); in hotels, cafes and restaurants (1.5 percent); in recreation and culture (1.4 percent); in clothing and footwear (0.9 percent); in health care (0.5 percent); and in accommodation, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (0.2 percent). Conversely, prices fell on an annual basis in transport (2.3 percent); in postal services and telecommunications (1 percent); in miscellaneous goods and services (0.2 percent); and in furniture, household equipment and ordinary household maintenance (0.1 percent).

Month-on-month increases were posted in clothing and footwear (1.5 percent); in alcoholic beverages and tobacco (0.6 percent); in health care (0.5 percent); in recreation and culture and in miscellaneous goods and services (both 0.2 percent); and in education and in hotels, cafes and restaurants (both 0.1 percent). Prices dropped on a monthly basis in transport (0.8 percent); in food and non-alcoholic beverages (0.4 percent); and in furniture, household equipment and ordinary household maintenance (0.1 percent).

Prices in postal and telecommunications services and in accommodation, water, electricity, gas and other fuels remained flat in a month-on-month comparison, the TASR newswire quoted the ŠÚ report.

(Source: TASR)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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