Czech Republic: Inflation inches down in October
Consumer prices rose 0.4% in October from the previous month, contrasting September’s 0.3% drop. Data released by the Czech Statistical Office (CSO) revealed that October’s climb was largely due to higher prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages as well as clothing and footwear.
Meanwhile, inflation ticked down from 2.3% in September to 2.2% in October. As a result, inflation moved closer to the midpoint of the Central Bank’s 1.0%–3.0% tolerance band. Similarly, annual average inflation inched down from 2.3% in September to 2.2% in October.