Poland Inflation Slows in March
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Poland's consumer price inflation eased to the lowest level in seven months amid a sharp slowdown in transport costs, though it remained strong overall, preliminary data from the Warsaw-based Central Statistical Office (GUS) showed on Friday.
The consumer price index (CPI) climbed 16.1% year-on-year in March, following an 18.4% rise in February.
The annual growth in transport charges eased markedly to 3.9% in March from 23.7% in the previous month.
Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew the most by 24% annually in March.
This was closely followed by a 19.6% spike in the costs of electricity, gas, and other fuels.
On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices moved up 1.1% in March versus a 1.2% increase in January.
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