Poland Inflation Rises Slightly in July

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Poland's consumer price inflation accelerated marginally in July, revised from a stable rate reported initially, latest figures from the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on Friday.

Consumer prices increased 15.6% year-on-year in July, just above the 15.5% rise in June.

The July figure was revised up from 15.5%. Transport costs surged 27.7% and prices for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels grew 15.3%. Charges for restaurants and hotels gained 16.4%.

Prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages, and recreation and culture increased by 15.3% and 11.3%, respectively. On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices rose 0.5% in July, slower than the 1.5% growth in the preceding month.

The latest figure was revised up from 0.4%.

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