Albania Annual Inflation Speeds up in September
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Albanian EU-harmonized consumer prices (HICP) rose 4.9% year-on-year in September, following a 4.7% increase in August, the Tirana-based Institute of Statistics (Instat) said in a statement.
The most significant contribution to the year-on-year inflation was an 8.4% increase in food and non-alcoholic beverage prices, followed by culture and entertainment activities at 7% and furniture, home appliances, and maintenance, which saw a 5.5% uptick.
On a monthly comparison basis, HICP edged up 0.8% in September, after inching up by 0.4% in August. (
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