Croatia: Inflation comes in at highest level since September 2008 in February
Consumer prices increased 0.93% from the previous month in February, following the 0.28% increase logged in January. February’s result marked the highest reading since October 2021. Looking at the details of the release, housing and utilities prices rose at a quicker pace in February compared to the previous month and price pressures for transportation picked up pace.
Inflation rose to 6.3% in February, following January’s 5.7%. February’s figure marked the highest inflation rate since September 2008. The annual average variation of consumer prices rose to 3.6% in February (January: 3.1%).