Romania: Inflation increases in May
June 10, 2022
Consumer prices rose a seasonally-adjusted 1.18% in May over the previous month, slowing down from April's 3.74% increase. May's result marked the lowest reading since February. The result was primarily driven by a softer increase in prices for food. In addition, price pressures for non-food goods moderated.
Inflation increased to 14.5% in May from April’s 13.8%. May's figure represented the highest inflation rate since November 2003. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 8.3% in May (April: 7.4%).