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Poland inflation rate revised up in August

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Poland's consumer price inflation increased more than estimated in August, final data from Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on Wednesday.

The consumer price index (CPI) rose 5.5% year-on-year in August, following a 5.0% increase in July.

In the initial estimate, inflation as 5.4%. Prices for transport grew 17.8% yearly in August.

Prices for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels, and restaurant and hotels rose by 6.9% and 6.6%, respectively. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.3%, after a 0.4% gain in July. According to the initial estimate, prices rose 0.2%. 

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