Croatia Inflation Rate Climbs in September

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Croatia's consumer prices rose by 6.7% year-on-year in September, following a 7.8% annual increase in August, the Zagreb-based Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) said on Monday.

Prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (10.4% vs 10.9% in August), clothing & footwear (2.6% vs 9.9%), housing & utilities (3.6% vs 6.3%), furnishings, household equipment & routine household maintenance (7% vs 7.5%), communication (2.9% vs 3.5%), recreation & culture (6.7% vs 7.7%), restaurants & hotels (12.5% vs 14.1%), and miscellaneous goods & services (6.3% vs 9.4%).

Meanwhile, prices accelerated for education (4.9% vs 3.3%), alcoholic beverages & tobacco (5.5% vs 5.4%), transportation (5.5% vs 3.3%), and health (6.7% vs 6.6%).

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices increased 0.5% in September, which mirrored the rate seen in the previous month.

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