Bulgaria: Inflation edges up in December
January 14, 2013
In December, consumer prices added 0.4% over the previous month, which contrasted the 0.1% decrease recorded in November. The monthly reading reflected higher prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as for housing and utilities.
As a result of the monthly increase, annual inflation rose from 3.9% in November to 4.2% in December, well above the 2.8% rate recorded in December 2011. Annual average inflation edged up from 2.8% in November to 3.0 %.