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SOFIA (Bulgaria), November 15 (SeeNews) - Romania's annual inflation rate was the highest in the European Union for a ninth consecutive month in October, although the percentage is shrinking, data published by the bloc's statistical office showed on Friday.
Romania posted an annual inflation rate of 3.2% in the period under review, down from 3.5% in September, Eurostat said in a monthly inflation report.
Among the other EU member states in Southeast Europe, Bulgaria and Slovenia had annual inflation of 1.6% and 1.5%, respectively - above the EU average of 0.7%.
Inflation in Croatia was below the EU average - at 0.6%, while Greece posted a deflation of 0.3%.