Consumer Price Index
Consumer prices dropped 0.23 per cent in June 2019 compared with the previous month and by 2.98 per cent compared with the end of last year (December 2018), while the annual inflation rate went down to 3.84 per cent, because of the drop in prices for food stuffs by 0.47 per cent, non-food stuffs by 0.24 per cent, and the increase in services by 0.17 per cent, according to data released by the N
The consumer price index in April 2019 compared to March 2019 was 100.5%, i.e. the monthly inflation was 0.5%, reported the National Statistical Institute (NSI).
The inflation rate since the beginning of the year (April 2019 compared to December 2018) has been 1.7% and the annual inflation in April 2019 compared to April 2018 was 3.7%.
Consumer prices in Romania rose by 0.61pct in April 2019 from the previous month and by 2.75pct from the end of 2018, while the annual inflation rate increased by 4.1pct on food prices advancing 4.98pct, non-food prices 3.66pct, and services 3.83pct, according to data with the National Statistics Institute (INS) released on Monday.
Household income and expenditure data in the fourth quarter of 2018 triggered mixed responses. As is often the case with such an opportunity, most media have put the accent on the "bad" - faster spending growth (10.5% on an annual basis) than income, although income growth (7.5%) is significant higher than any changes in the price level.
Consumer prices rose by 0.8pct in January 2019 compared to December last year, while annual inflation stood at 3.3pct, amid a rise in food prices by 3.77pct, in non-food goods by 3.29pct and in services by 2.71pct, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics published on Wednesday.
The annual inflation rate declined slightly, to 3.3 percent in December 2018, from 3.4 percent in November, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics on Monday.
The annual inflation rate is thus below the 3.5 percent forecast of the National Bank of Romania (BNR) announced for 2018.