Bulgaria inflation jumps in September
Bulgaria's consumer prices rose by 4.8% on the year in September, following a 3.7% annual increase in August, the Sofia-based National Statistical Institute (NSI) said on Monday.
Inflation quickened mainly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (by 4.4%) and housing & utilities (by 5.9%).
Transport costs rose by 16%. On a monthly basis, consumer prices added 0.4% in September, after rising by 0.8% in August.
Bulgaria's EU-harmonized consumer price index (HICP) rose 4% annually in September and added 0.2% compared to the prior month.
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