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Croatia inflation rate jumps in February

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Croatia's consumer prices rose by 6.3% year-on-year in February, after increasing by 5.7% in January, the Zagreb-based Central Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) said on Wednesday.

Prices for food & non-alcoholic beverages increased the most, 10% annually in February, while prices for alcoholic beverages and tobacco advanced 6.4%.

Additionally, prices of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuel prices rose 3.3% and prices for restaurants & hotels grow 6.2%.

Transport cost in the same time surged 10.7%.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.9%, the most in 4 months, and advancing from a 0.3% uptick in January.

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