| 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.
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