Romania inflation rises in September

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Romania's consumer price inflation rose more than expected in September, the Bucharest-based National Institute of Statistics (INS) showed on Tuesday.

Consumer price inflation (CPI) rose to 6.3% in September from 5.3% in August. Prices were forecast to climb 5.8%. This was the highest inflation in more than a decade.

Food prices advanced 4.3% and non-food prices increased 8.7% annually in September.

Services prices were up 3.8%. On a monthly basis, the CPI was up 0.8%.

EU harmonized inflation, HICP, accelerated to 5.2% in September from 4.0% in August. On month, the harmonized index of consumer prices climbed 0.8%. 

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