Poland inflation slows in September
Poland’s consumer price inflation slowed for the first time since the start of the year in September and at a faster than expected rate, after holding steady in the previous month, flash data from Polandʼs Central Statistical Office (GUS) show.
The consumer price index (CPI) climbed 2.6% year-on-year in September, after a 2.9% rise in August. Economists had expected a 2.7% growth. Inflation slowed for the first time since January, when it was 0.7%.
Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew 6.3% annually in September, while prices of fuel for personal transport, and prices of electricity, gas and other fuels, declined by 2.7% and 1.6%, respectively.
On a month-on-month basis, consumer prices fell 0.1% in September, GUS said.
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