N. Macedonia annual inflation rate slows in June
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North Macedonia's average annual consumer price inflation quickened to 2.7% in June from 3% in May, the Skopje-based State Statistical Office (Makstat) said on Wednesday.
Cost slowed slightly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (1% vs 1.89% in May); transportation (9.3% vs 9.58%); recreation & culture (3.2% vs 3.42%); health (3.0% vs 3.25%); and furnishings (1.4% vs 1.61%). Meantime, inflation was steady for housing & utilities (4.3%); and alcoholic beverages (4%).
On the other hand, cost accelerated for restaurants & hotels (6.3% vs 5.45%); and miscellaneous goods & services (1.6% vs 1.12%). On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices increased 0.5% in June, after rising by 0.7% in May.
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