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Romania records highest annual inflation among EU countries in SEE in Oct - table

Author Vasil Kolchev
Romania records highest annual inflation among EU countries in SEE in Oct - table Photo: FALKENSTEINFOTO

SOFIA (Bulgaria), November 19 (SeeNews) - Romania saw annual inflation of 6.5% in October - the highest increase in consumer prices among EU member states in Southeast Europe (SEE), Eurostat said.

Romania and Bulgaria shared the region's highest monthly inflation rate, of 1.3%, the bloc's statistical office said in a statement earlier this week.

Elsewhere in SEE, Greece posted the lowest annual inflation among EU countries in the region in October, of 2.8%. In month-on-month comparison, Croatia's inflation was the lowest in SEE - 0.8%.

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

Oct annual rate Oct monthly rate
Bulgaria 5.2 1.3
Croatia 3.9 0.8
Greece 2.8 1.1
Romania 6.5 1.3
Slovenia 3.5 1.1
EU average 4.4 0.9

source: Eurostat

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