Poland: Inflation comes in at highest level in over 20 years in September
Consumer prices rose 0.70% in September over the previous month, following August’s 0.30% rise. September’s uptick marked the highest reading since April. The print was largely due to rising prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Inflation came in at 5.9% in September, which was up from August’s 5.5%. September’s figure was the highest inflation rate since June 2001. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up slightly, with annual average inflation coming in at 3.9% in September (August: 3.7%). Lastly, core inflation rose to 4.2% in September, from the previous month’s 3.9%.