Slovakias EU-harmonised monthly inflation flat in August 2012.

By bne IntelliNews September 17, 2012
Slovakias EU-harmonised monthly inflation remained flat for a second month in a row in August 2012, data from the statistics office showed. The annual inflation rate, measured by the harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP), stood at 3.8% last month, the same as in July. The average annual inflation rate, measured by the change in average annual HICP for the last 12 months in comparison with the average for the preceding 12 months, also remained unchanged m/m in August at 4.1%. The EU-harmonised inflation has a different composition of the consumer basket compared to the headline inflation, which reached 3.7% y/y and 0.1% m/m in August.
Aug-12, m/m change July-12, m/m change Aug-12, y/y change July-12, y/y change
Consumer prices, total 0.0% 0.0% 3.8% 3.8%
Food and non-alcoholic beverages -0.8% -0.6% 4.9% 4.8%
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 0.0% 0.4% 2.9% 3.2%
Clothing and footwear -0.7% -0.5% 1.5% 1.9%
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels 0.0% 0.1% 3.8% 5.2%
Furnishings, household equipment and routine -0.2% 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Health 1.2% 0.2% 6.0% 4.9%
Transport 1.2% -0.5% 7.0% 6.1%
Post and telecoms 0.9% 0.0% 0.8% -0.2%
Recreation and culture -0.1% 0.5% 1.7% 1.6%
Education 0.0% 0.1% 6.1% 6.1%
Hotels, cafes and restaurants 0.2% 0.1% 3.7% 3.6%
Miscellaneous goods and services 0.3% 0.3% 4.4% 4.0%

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