Poland December Inflation Rate Confirmed at 16.6%

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Inflation in Poland stood at 16.6% in year-on-year terms in December, easing from 17.5% in the previous month the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Friday.

The reading was in line with a flash estimate released earlier this month.

Prices rose at a slower pace for food & non-alcoholic beverages (by 21.5% vs 22.3%) for housing and utilities (by 22.6% vs 26%), as well as for transport (by 13.3% vs 14.4%).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 0.1%, slightly lower than early estimates of 0.2% and easing from a 0.7% gain in November.

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