Croatia consumer prices rise for 2nd month in March
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Croatia's consumer prices increased for the second straight month in March, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) showed on Friday.
The consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.2% year-on-year in March, following a 0.3% increase in February. Prices for alcoholic beverages and tobacco increased 10.3% yearly in March and those of transport grew 5.8%.
Also, prices for recreation and culture gained 1.7% and cost for health and miscellaneous goods and services rose 1.2%, respectively. On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.1% in March, after edging up by 0.3% growth in the prior month.
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