Croatia inflation accelerates in January

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Croatia's consumer price inflation rose in January, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) showed on Thursday.

The consumer price index (CPI) rose 5.7% year-on-year in January, following a 5.5% increase in December.

Cost for transport increased 10.8% and those of alcoholic beverages and tobacco grew 6.2%.

Prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages gained 9.4% and restaurants and hotels rose 4.7%.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.3% in January.

Separate data from the Zagreb-based statistical office showed that the producer prices increased 17.1% annually in January, following a 16% rise in December.

On a month-on-month basis, producer prices rose 1.8% in January, slowing from a 0.4% uptick in December. 

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