Slovenia consumer prices rise further in June
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Slovenia's annual inflation rate topped 10.4% in June, the steepest since August of 1996, up from 8.1% in the previous month, data from the Ljubljana-based Statistics Bureau of Slovenia (SURS) showed on Thursday.
The largest upward impact on the annual inflation came from higher prices of electricity, gas and other fuels, namely gas (49.4%), heat energy (43.6%) and electricity prices (29.4%), followed by price jumps in petroleum products and food (12.8%).
Among food, the prices of bread and cereals increased by 16.2% and of meat by 12.9%.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices inched up 2.7%, accelerating from a 2% increase in the previous month.
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