Albania's EU-harmonized annual inflation accelerates in February
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Albania's annual harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP) rose by 4% in February, after advancing 3.8% in January, the Tirana-based Institute of Statistics (Instat) said on Friday.
The strongest upward push came from a 7.6% rise in the harmonized index of the groups of prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, followed by transport with a 6.2% rise and communication with a 3.2% rise.
On a monthly comparison basis, HICP rose 1.6% in February, after increasing by 1.5% in January.
Albania's non-harmonized consumer price inflation increased by 3.9% year-on-year in February, after rising by 3.7% the previous month, Instat said earlier this month.
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