Kosovo's HICP accelerates in July
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Kosovo's harmonized index of consumer prices (HICP), which is meant for EU comparison, rose 3.5% year-on-year in July, after adding 2.4% in June, the Kosovo Agency of Statistics (KAS) said in a statement Wednesday.
On year, prices for communication and transport increased the most: 15.9% and 10.2%, respectively. Meantime, cost for alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose by 3%, and prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages added 1.6%.
In addition, cost for water, electricity and fuel went up by 2.1% and prices for recreation and culture advanced 2.9%.
On a monthly comparison basis, the HICP was up 0.8% in July, after staying unchanged the previous month.
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