Slovakia Inflation Rate Eases in April
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The annual inflation rate in Slovakia slowed to 13.8% in April from 14.8% in the previous month, data from the Bratislava-based Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Monday.
Prices eased mainly for food & non-alcoholic beverages (25.4% vs 28.2% in March) and housing & utilities (12.3% vs 13.6%).
Moreover, costs decreased for the first time in over two years for transport (-0.2% vs 2.2%), linked to lower fuel prices.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.6%, easing from a 1.2% advance in March.
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