Office for National Statistics

Prices rise 0.8pct in January from December 2018, keeping annual inflation rate at 3.3pct

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.

New Forecast: The Population of Bulgaria will be under 7 Million People Next Year

The population of Bulgaria will be under 7 million after several months, according to a forecast based on an analysis of official data from the National Statistics Institute, according to which over the last year we have decreased by nearly 50 000 people.
 

US inflation flat in June while retail sales sink

Cheap energy prices kept U.S. inflation flat in June in another sign price pressures remain weak in the world's largest economy, Labor Department figures showed on July 14.

The falling price of gasoline also helped hold down US retail sales, which contracted for the second straight month in June, the Commerce Department reported separately.

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