Moldova Inflation Rate Hits Fresh Peak in August

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Moldova's annual inflation rate climbed further to 34.3% in August from 33.6% in the prior month, economic portal Trading Economics reported citing fresh data from the Chişinău-based National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

It was the highest inflation since comparable records began in 2007, as prices continued to accelerate for food (38.4% vs 36.4% in July) and services (45.3% vs 43.5%).

Meanwhile, costs slowed a bit for non-food products (23.3% vs 24.2%).

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices grew 0.89%, following a 1.39% increase in the previous month.

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