Serbia’s annual consumer price inflation quickens in May

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Serbia’s consumer prices rose by 0.7% year-on-year in May, after growing by 0.6% in April, data from the Belgrade-based Central Statistics Office (SORS) shows. 

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On a monthly comparison basis, Serbia’s consumer price index (CPI) declined by 0.2% in May, after remaining flat in April, according to figures published on the website of the national statistical office.

Prices of transport went down by 3.1% month-on-month in May, while furnishings, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house costs went down 1.3%.

Clothing and footwear grew 0.2% last month, while alcoholic beverages and tobacco prices rose by 0.1%, SORS said on June 12.

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