N. Macedonia inflation rate quickens in February

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North Macedonia's average annual consumer price inflation accelerated to 7.6% in February from 6.7% in January, the Skopje-based State Statistical Office (Makstat) said on Monday.

It was the highest reading since September of 2008, mainly pushed up by prices of transport (19.4%), food & non-alcoholic beverages (9.6%) and housing & utilities (7.3%).

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices rose 1.0% in February, after picking up 1.5% the previous month.

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