Lithuania inflation slows in December

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Lithuania's consumer price inflation eased in December, figures from the Statistics Lithuania (LS) showed on Monday.

The consumer price index (CPI) rose 0.2% year-on-year in December, after a 0.6% increase in November. Cost of health care grew 7.1% in December and those for education gained 6.6%. Prices for hotels, cafes and restaurants increased by 3.6% and those of alcoholic beverages and tobacco rose 3.0%. Meanwhile, prices for transport and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels declined by 3.8% and 2.7%, respectively. On a monthly basis, consumer prices remained unchanged in December.

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