Bulgaria: Drop in consumer prices moderates in February
March 13, 2015
In February, consumer prices rose 0.18% over the previous month, which contrasted January’s 0.38% fall. According to the National Statistical Institute, increases in consumer prices were recorded in health, communications and education, as well as in food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Consumer prices fell 0.5% year-on-year in February (January: -1.0% yoy). February’s figure marked the 19th consecutive drop in consumer prices. Annual average consumer prices fell 1.1%, which was slightly less than January’s 1.3% drop.