Latvia: Consumer prices drop year-on-year again in September
October 8, 2020
Consumer prices ticked up 0.09% in September, rebounding from August’s 0.55% drop. September’s increase largely reflected higher prices for clothing and footwear, as well as increasing costs for education, and recreation and culture.
Consumer prices declined 0.3% year-on-year in September, falling at a faster pace than August’s 0.2% drop. Meanwhile, annual average inflation came in at 0.9% in September (August: 1.1%). Lastly, harmonized consumer prices dropped 0.4% year-on-year in September (August: -0.5% yoy).