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Romania posts highest annual inflation among EU states in SEE in Dec - table

Author Vasil Kolchev
Romania posts highest annual inflation among EU states in SEE in Dec - table Photo: FALKENSTEINFOTO

SOFIA (Bulgaria), January 21 (SeeNews) - Romania posted consumer price inflation of 6.7% year-on-year in December - the highest rate of increase on this indicator among EU member states in Southeast Europe (SEE), Eurostat said.

Bulgaria saw the highest consumer price increase on a monthly comparison basis among EU countries in the region, of 0.8%, the bloc's statistical office said in a statement on Thursday.

Elsewhere in SEE, Greece had the lowest annual inflation in December, of 4.4%.

Data about inflation rates in EU member states in SEE follows (in pct):

Dec annual rate Dec monthly rate
Bulgaria 6.6 0.8
Croatia 5.2 0.1
Greece 4.4 0.5
Romania 6.7 0.5
Slovenia 5.1 0.1
EU average 5.3 0.5

source: Eurostat

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