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Kosovo's annual inflation accelerates to 4.9% in Sept

Kosovo's annual inflation accelerates to 4.9% in Sept Photo: Slovenia's SURS

PRISTINA (Kosovo), October 14 (SeeNews) - Kosovo’s harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) rose by 4.9% year-on-year in September, after adding in 4.7% in August, the national statistical office said.

On a monthly comparison basis, the HICP edged up 0.1% in September, after rising 1.2% the previous month, the Kosovo Agency of Statistics said in a monthly inflation report earlier this week.

Kosovo's September HICP (percentage change):

Food and non-alcoholic beverages 0.3 4.1
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 0.2 3.2
Clothing and footwear -0.1 -0.5
Rents, water, power, gas, and fuel 0.4 2.1
Furniture, household and maintenance 0.4 2.1
Medical care -0.1 0.5
Transport -0.4 11.4
Communication -0.1 16.4
Recreation and culture -1.3 2.3
Education services 0.7 1.6
Restaurants and hotels 0.7 2.1
Different goods and services 0.7 1.7
Total 0.1 4.9

Source: Kosovo Agency of Statistics