Analysts expect consumer prices to continue rising
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The rise in consumer prices may have accelerated further in March, at least according to analysts informing business daily Világgazdaság.
The analysts' consensus forecast was for an increase of 8.2% in February inflation, while the real price increase was 8.3%.
In March, however, inflation continued to rise, and analysts have already predicted a price increase of 8.7%.
They have also further increased their inflation forecast for this year, which predicts inflation of 9.1% by the end of 2022 instead of the previous 7.8%, and an increase in inflation expectations of 4.6% in 2023 to 6%.
Core inflation and tax-adjusted core inflation also accelerated sharply.
Both values were likely 8.7% in March, according to the consensus.
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