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N. Macedonia's inflation quickens to 0.6% in Jan

Author Martin Raynov
N. Macedonia's inflation quickens to 0.6% in Jan Marjan Lazarevski/CC BY-ND 2.0

SKOPJE (Macedonia), February 14 (SeeNews) - N. Macedonia's average annual consumer price inflation quickened to 0.6% in January from 0.4% in December, the national statistical office said on Friday.

On a monthly comparison basis, consumer prices in N. Macedonia grew 0.1% in January, after growing 0.3% in the previous month, the country's statistical office, Makstat said in a statement.

Changes in CPI by product groups in January:

  y/y m/m
Food and non-alcoholic beverages 0.4 0.2
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco 5.0 -0.0
Clothing and footwear -2.1 -1.2
Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels -0.3 0.0
Furnishings, household equipment and routine household maintenance 0.7 0.9
Health 0.4 0.0
Transport 3.3 0.2
Communication -0.2 0.1
Recreation and culture 1.0 -0.1
Education 0.2 0.0
Restaurants and hotels 1.0 0.3
Miscellaneous goods and service 0.9 0.9

Source: Makstat