Lithuania: Inflation steady in July
Consumer prices dropped 0.28% in July over the last month, contrasting the 0.51% increase recorded in June. The decrease was primarily driven by plunging prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages. In addition, price pressures for housing and utilities also dropped at a sharper pace.
Inflation remained stable at 1.0% in July. Meanwhile, the trend pointed down slightly, with annual average inflation coming in at 1.8% in July (June: 2.0%). Lastly, harmonized inflation was stable coming in at June’s 0.9% in July.