Estonia: Inflation climbs to one-year high in March
April 8, 2021
Consumer prices fell 0.21% over the previous month in March, contrasting the 0.86% increase logged in February. March’s result mainly reflected a drop in prices for housing, and recreation and culture, as well as slower growth in prices for food.
Inflation rose to 1.1% in March from 0.6% in February, marking the highest reading since February 2020. Meanwhile, the annual average variation in consumer prices remained unchanged from the previous month, coming in at minus 0.7%. Lastly, harmonized inflation increased to 0.8% in March from 0.5% in the previous month.