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Kosovo's annual inflation speeds up to 11.2% in Apr

Kosovo's annual inflation speeds up to 11.2% in Apr Photo: Slovenia's SURS

PRISTINA (Kosovo), May 18 (SeeNews) - Kosovo’s harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) increased by 11.2% year-on-year in April, after adding in 10% in March, the national statistical office said.

On a monthly comparison basis, the HICP edged up 1.5% in April, after rising 2.7% the previous month, the Kosovo Agency of Statistics said in a monthly inflation report last week.

Kosovo's April HICP (percentage change):

M/M Y/Y
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 2.5 15.1
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 2.1 3.3
Clothing and footwear -0.8 -1.2
Rents, water, power, gas, and fuel -1.7 14.2
Furniture, household and maintenance 1.4 5.9
Medical care 0.1 2.0
Transport 1.8 19.4
Communication 0.3 0.3
Recreation and culture 0.2 2.0
Education services 0.0 1.5
Restaurants and hotels 1.3 9.1
Different goods and services 0.6 3.2
Total 1.5 11.2

Source: Kosovo Agency of Statistics

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