Slovakia Inflation Rate Slightly up in February

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The annual inflation rate in Slovakia edged up to 15.4% in February, from a 15.2% increase in the previous month, the Bratislava-based Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) said in a statement.

Main upward pressure came from food & non-alcoholic beverages (27.8% vs 27.5%), transport (8.3% vs 7.4%), and miscellaneous goods & services (14.4% vs 13.7%).

On the other hand, prices slowed for housing & utilities (14.3% vs 14.4%) and furnishings, household equipment & routine household maintenance (12.1% vs 12.2%).

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased to 1.1% in February, from a 2.6% rise in the previous month

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