Latvia: Consumer prices continue to drop annually in October
Consumer prices were unchanged over the previous month in October, following September’s 0.09% uptick. October’s result primarily reflected lower prices for transport and food offsetting a sharp increase in prices for clothing and footwear.
Consumer prices declined 0.7% year-on-year in October, a shaper drop than September’s 0.3% dip. Meanwhile, annual average inflation came in at 0.7%, down from 0.9% in September. Lastly, harmonized consumer prices dropped 0.7% year-on-year in October, after they fell 0.4% in the prior month.