KSH: Hungary’s inflation comes to 0.2% in April

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Hungary’s consumer price index was up 0.2% on average in April as compared to the same month a year earlier, while motor fuel prices decreased significantly during the period, Hungary’s Central Statistical Office (KSH) said today. The highest price rise was measured among alcoholic beverages and tobacco products.

In year-on-year terms, food prices were up 0.9% in April, with sugar prices rising 19.5%, while pork prices dropped 17.8%, the price of milk 9.2% and cheese prices 5.1%, according to data by KSH. 

Alcoholic beverage and tobacco prices were up 2.3%, services 1.6%, consumer durables 1% and clothing and footwear 0.3% on average, KSH added.

The price of motor fuel dropped 10.8%, while the price of electricity, gas and other fuels was down by 0.1%, KSH data show.

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