Bulgaria Inflation April 2018

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Bulgaria: Inflation ticks down in April

May 15, 2018

Consumer prices rebounded on a monthly basis in April, rising 0.4% (March: -0.3% month-on-month). According to the Statistical Institute, April’s reading reflected higher prices across nearly all categories of the index; higher food prices, as well as higher clothing and footwear prices, drove the monthly increase.

Meanwhile, inflation ebbed to 2.0% from 2.2% in March. Annual average inflation also ticked down, from 2.2% to 2.1%.

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to end the year at 2.4%, which is unchanged from last month’s estimate. For 2019, panelists expect inflation to end the year at 2.6%.


Author:, Economist

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Bulgaria Inflation April 2018

Note: Year-on-year and month-on-month variation of consumer price index in %.
Source: National Statistical Institute (NSI).


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