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Kosovo's Aug harmonised consumer price index up 2.7% y/y – table

Kosovo's Aug harmonised consumer price index up 2.7% y/y – table Inflation. Author: LendingMemo.com. License All Rights Reserved

PRISTINA (Kosovo), September 11 (SeeNews) – Kosovo’s harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) increased by 2.7% year-on-year in August, after adding 2.6% in July, the national statistical office said on Wednesday.

On a monthly comparison basis, HICP edged up 0.5% in August, after dropping 0.1% in July, the Kosovo Agency of Statistics said in a monthly inflation report.

Kosovo's August HICP (percentage change):

  M/M Y/Y
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 0.7 5.6
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco -0.4 2.2
Clothing and footwear -0.1 1.4
Rents, water, power, gas, and fuel 0.3 0.3
Furniture, household and maintenance 0.8 1.8
Medical care 0.1 0.9
Transport 0.8 -0.3
Communication 0.2 0.6
Recreation and culture 0.1 1.5
Education services 0.0 -1.1
Restaurants and hotels 0.2 0.4
Different goods and services 0.1 1.1
Total 0.5 2.7

Source: Kosovo Agency of Statistics

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