Serbian Inflation Climbs in January

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Serbia's consumer prices rose by 15.8% year-on-year in January, after increasing by 15.1% the month before, the Belgrade-based Serbian Statistical Office (RBS) said on Monday.

The biggest price increases in annual terms were observed in the sector of food and non-alcoholic beverages, of 23.7%, followed by housing, water and energy (23%) and restaurants and hotels (22.1%).

On the other hand, inflation eased for transportation (7.5% vs 9.2%).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped by 1.4% in January from the 0.5% increase in the previous month.

On month, prices of housing, water, and energy rose the most by 3.5% in January. 

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