Estonia inflation rises in February
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Estonia's consumer price inflation accelerated in February, data from the Tallinn-based Statistics Estonia (SE) showed on Monday.
Consumer prices rose 12.0% yearly in February, following an 11.3% increase in January.
Cost of goods increased 10.7% annually and that of services grew 14.5% from the previous year.
Housing costs grew 26.9% annually in February and transport costs rose 17.9%. Prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages gained 12.4% and those of household goods increased 10.2%.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.5% in February, after a 0.1% rise in the previous month.
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