Lithuania inflation accelerates in October
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Lithuania's consumer prices rose 8% year-on-year in October, following a 6.3% increase in September, figures from Vilnius-based Statistics Lithuania (LS) showed on Wednesday.
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, and transport increased by 17.3%, each, yearly in October. Recreation and culture cost grew 7.1% and education surged 6.9%.
Prices for furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance of houses, and hotels, cafes and restaurants gained by 6.3% and 6.7%, respectively.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices grew 1.7% in October, following a 1.4% rise in the prior month.
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