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Croatia's annual consumer price inflation slows to 0.6% in Oct

Croatia's annual consumer price inflation slows to 0.6% in Oct Author: Office of the prime minister of Albania. Licence: All rights reserved.

ZAGREB (Croatia), November 15 (SeeNews) - Croatia's consumer prices rose by 0.6% year-on-year in October, after increasing by an annual 0.8% in September, the country's statistical office said on Friday.

On a monthly comparison basis, Croatia's consumer price index (CPI) added 0.4% in October, after growing 0.8% in September, the office said in a statement.

Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which have the largest weight of 27.81% in the consumer basket, edged up 0.1% year-on-year in October, after growing by 0.5% in September.

Prices of housing, water, electricity, gas, and other fuels, with a 16.44% weight, added 2.5% in October. Those prices rose by 3.2% in September. 

Prices of transport services which have a 12.43% weight decreased by 2.6% in October, following a drop of 3.1% in September.

Croatia's average annual inflation accelerated to 1.5% last year, from 1.1% in 2017.

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