Estonia: Consumer prices decline annually for ninth consecutive month in December
January 8, 2021
Consumer prices ticked up 0.01% over the previous month in December, moderating from November’s 0.12% increase. December’s slowdown was primarily driven by a sharper fall in prices for food.
Consumer prices declined 0.8% year-on-year in December, easing from November’s 1.1% drop. Meanwhile, the annual average variation in consumer prices came in at minus 0.4%, down from November’s minus 0.2%. Lastly, harmonized consumer prices slipped 0.9% on an annual basis in December, after declining 1.2% in the prior month.