Lithuania: Inflation continues to climb in April
May 9, 2017
Consumer prices in Lithuania rose 1.0% in April from the previous month, which was marginally down from the 1.1% increase observed in March. According to the Statistical Institute, the figure mostly reflected higher prices for clothing and footwear, vegetables and transport.
Inflation came in at 3.6% in April. This was above March’s 3.1% and marked the highest reading in over five years. Meanwhile, harmonized inflation (based on the Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices) came in at 3.5% in April, up from March’s 3.2%. Annual average HICP inflation rose from 1.3% in March to 1.5% in April.