Serbia: Inflation comes in at highest level since April 2019 in April
May 13, 2021
Consumer prices increased 1.10% in April over the previous month, accelerating from the 0.50% rise recorded in March. April's figure was the sharpest increase in prices since January 2017. The reading was driven by rising prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages and housing and utilities.
Inflation came in at 2.8% in April, up from March’s 1.8%. April's reading represented the highest inflation rate since April 2019. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up mildly, with annual average inflation coming in at 1.7% in April (March: 1.5%). Harmonized inflation came in at 2.6% in April from the previous month's 1.7% increase.