BELGRADE (Serbia), February 21 (SeeNews) – Serbia's consumer prices rose by 2% year-on-year in January, after growing by 1.9% in December, official statistics show.
On a monthly comparison basis, Serbia's consumer price index (CPI) grew by 0.6% in January, after rising by 0.5% in December, according to figures published on the website of the national statistical office.
Prices of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels remained unchanged month-on-month while growing 2.8% on the year in January.
On a monthly comparison bases, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages rose 1.6% and were up 2.3% year-on-year.
Prices of restaurants and hotels edged down 0.1% on the month in January, while communication prices fell 0.6%. On an annual comparison basis, restaurant and hotel prices added 1.7% in January, while communication prices edged up 0.5%.