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Poland inflation slows in December

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Poland's consumer price inflation eased more than initially estimated in December, final data from the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on Friday.

The consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.4% year-on-year in December, after a 3.0% increase in November. In the initial estimate, prices rose 2.3%.

Prices for health grew 5.1% yearly in December and those of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels gained by 7.5%. Prices for education rose by 5.7%. Meanwhile, prices of clothing and footwear, and transport declined by 4.1% and 5.7%, respectively.

On a month-on-month basis, consumer prices rose 0.1% in December, same as seen in the preceding month, as initially estimated. 

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