Croatia June Inflation Down on Year
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Croatia's consumer prices increased by an annual 7.6% in June from 7.9% in the previous month, data from the Zagreb-based Croatian Bureau Statistics (Crostat) showed on Monday.
The prices of food and soft drinks rose 14.7% and prices of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels went up 6.9%, while transportation costs fell 5.3%.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.9% in June, accelerating from a 0.5% increase in the previous month.
Measured by the harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP), prices of goods and services for personal consumption increased by 8.3% year-on-year on average in June, while compared to May they were 1.6% higher.
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