North Macedonia deflation eases in November
North Macedonia’s consumer prices edged down 0.1% year-on-year in November, after falling by 0.2% in the previous month, the country’s State Statistical Office, Makstat, says.
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Prices went down for transport by 6.8% and clothing and footwear by 2.5%. Additionally, prices continued to fall for housing and utilities (-0.1%), and communication (-1.8%).
In the meantime, costs increased for food and non-alcoholic beverages, and alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose by 1.1% and 5.1%, respectively.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices decreased 0.1%, the same as in the prior month, the Skopje-based Makstat said on December 10.
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