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Hungary consumer prices climb 3.6% in August, more than expected

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Consumer prices in Hungary climbed 3.6% in the twelve months to August, up from a 3.1% increase in July, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said on Tuesday.

August consumer prices dropped 0.1% in a month after a 0.3% month-on-month decline in July.

The average forecast of analysts in London for the August twelve-month CPI was 3.34%, and analysts polled by the financial daily Napi Gazdaság had put the headline figure at 3.4%.

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