Latvia: Consumer prices drop annually again at end of 2020
January 12, 2021
Consumer prices were flat over the previous month in December, following November’s 0.28% decline. December’s result mainly reflected lower prices for food offsetting higher prices for transport.
Consumer prices dropped 0.5% year-on-year in December, after falling 0.7% in November. Meanwhile, annual average inflation came in at 0.2%, down from 0.4% in November. Lastly, harmonized consumer prices slid 0.5% year-on-year in December, after declining 0.7% in the prior month.