Slovakia HICP inflation accelerates in February
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Slovakia's EU measure of inflation increased sharply in February, data from the Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Thursday.
The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, increased 8.3% year-on-year in February, following a 7.7% growth in January.
On a month-on-month basis, the HICP increased 0.8% in February, after a 2.8% rise in the preceding month.
Earlier, the Bratislava-based statistical office reported that the consumer price index (CPI) rose 9% yearly in February and gained 0.9% from a month ago.
The core inflation rose to 7.9% in February from 7.1% in the prior month.
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