Consumer Price Index

Annual inflation rate goes up to 5.1 pct in August

The annual inflation rate increased in August to 5.1 pct, from 4.56 pct in July, when the prices of non-food goods rose by 6.78 pct compared to the same month last year, the food products by 4.15 pct and services by 2.61 pct, according to data released on Tuesday by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).

Inflation climbs to 1 percent in June

Greece's annual headline consumer price index accelerated in June to 1.0 percent year-on-year from 0.6 percent in the previous month, statistics service ELSTAT data showed on Tuesday.

The data also showed the European Union-harmonized inflation rate rose by equal measure, running at 1.0 percent last month from 0.8 percent in May.

Greek consumer price inflation picks up to 0.8 pct in May

Greece's annual EU-harmonized inflation rate accelerated in May, statistics service ELSTAT data showed on Friday. The reading in May was 0.8 percent from 0.5 percent in April.

The data showed the headline consumer price index rose to 0.6 percent year-on-year from zero percent in the previous month.

National Bank Romania revises upwards to 3.6pct inflation forecast for end-2018

The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has revised the inflation forecast for the end of this year to 3.6pct, BNR Governor Mugur Isarescu said on Wednesday.

The previous forecast indicates an inflation of 3.5pct in 2018.

For the end of 2019, the BNR estimates an inflation rate of 3pct, down 0.1 percentage points.

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