Estonia: Inflation reemerges in January
February 5, 2021
Consumer prices rose 0.65% over the previous month in January, quickening from the 0.01% uptick logged in December 2020. January’s result primarily reflected a rebound in prices for food, and faster growth in prices for housing and transport.
Inflation came in at 0.2% in January, contrasting the 0.8% annual fall in prices in December and marking the first positive reading in 10 months. Meanwhile, the annual average variation in consumer prices came in at minus 0.6%, down from December’s minus 0.4%. Lastly, harmonized inflation came in at 0.1% in January, after prices dropped 0.9% annually in December.