The National Bank of Romania (BNR) has increased to 5.6 pct the inflation prognosis for the end of this year and 3.4 pct for the end of next year, according to a presentation delivered on Monday by the Governor of the National Bank of Romania, Mugur Isarescu.
Turkey's headline inflation rate, which reached 18.95 percent in July, will decrease gradually in the rest of the year, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said.
"We will see a contraction in the inflation rate during August," Erdoğan said on a live broadcast of a private channel late on Aug. 4.
In May 2021, industrial production in Bulgaria grew by 15.1 per cent compared to May 2020, reads the latest Monthly Report on Bulgarian Economy released by the Economy Ministry on Thursday. Growth continued to be driven by the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers, of machinery and equipment, and of metal products.
Retail prices in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city by population, rose 1.52 percent month-on-month in July, data from the Istanbul Chamber of Commerce (İTO) have shown.
Housing expenses increased by 4.67 percent last month from June while the increase in food prices in the country's commercial and financial center was 1.15 percent.
Ljubljana – Annual inflation in Slovenia in July ran at 2%, mostly on the account of more expensive petroleum products, while monthly inflation was at 0.4%, the Statistics Office reported on Friday.
Petroleum products accounted for 1.2 percentage points of the annual inflation rate in July, as the prices of liquid fuels were up by 25.2%, diesel by 29.2% and petrol by 24.4%.