Poland consumer prices rise further in October
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Poland's annual inflation rate increased to 6.8% in October from 5.9% in the previous month, data from the Warsaw-based Central Statistics Office (GUS) showed on Monday.
It was the highest inflation rate since May 2001, as prices rose mostly for transports (22.1%), food & non-alcoholic beverages (5%), housing & utilities (9%), recreation & culture (5%), communication (6%) and restaurants & hotels (7.5%).
Meanwhile inflation eased for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (2% vs 2.1% in Sept.). On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped 1.1%, following a 0.7% increase in September.
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