Croatia's Inflation at 13.5% in December

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Croatia's consumer prices increased by 13.1% year-on-year in December, after rising by 13.5% in November, the Zagreb-based Croatian Bureau of Statistics (Crostat) said in a statement on Tuesday.

The prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages rose 19% annually in December, while prices for housing, water, electricity, gas, and other fuel prices increased 16%.

Transportation costs surged 8.4%. On a monthly comparison basis, consumer price index (CPI) dipped by 0.3% in December, following an increase of 0.9% in November.

Measured by the harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP), inflation eased by 0.1% in December on a monthly comparison basis and was 12.7% higher on annual level. 

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