Slovenia’s inflation exceeds 10% again

Failing to reflect a slight drop in the euro area, the annual inflation rate in Slovenia picked up by another 1.2 percentage points in March to reach 10.5%. The rate's increase equals the impact stemming from a 49% year-on-year increase in electricity prices as price mitigation-measures introduced a year ago were partly scrapped.

Although prices stayed fairly level at the monthly level, Slovenia's annual inflation rate was the highest since last August and could possibly get worse as core inflation in the euro area reached a new record high in March.

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