Slovakias EU-harmonised monthly inflation flat in July 2012.

By bne IntelliNews August 17, 2012
Slovakias EU-harmonised monthly inflation stayed flat in July 2012, after speeding up to 0.2% in June, data from the statistics office showed. The annual inflation rate, measured by the harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP), accelerated to 3.8% last month from 3.7% in June. 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, remained unchanged m/m in July 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 was flat on the month in July.

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