Serbian town in the winter

Serbia Inflation March 2019

Serbia: Inflation reaches over one-year high in March

According to the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia, consumer prices rose 0.4% over the prior month in March, down from the 0.7% increase logged in February. The uptick was chiefly driven by a surge in prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages and transport, whereas lower prices for clothing and footwear partly offset the rise.

Inflation accelerated to 2.8% in March from 2.4% in February, representing a fifteen-month high and coming in just below the midpoint of the Central Bank’s target range of 3.0% plus or minus 1.5 percentage points. Core inflation, which excludes prices for volatile items such as food, energy, alcohol and cigarettes, meanwhile was stable at February’s 1.3% in March. Annual average inflation meanwhile inched up to 2.2% in March from 2.1% in February.

Free sample report

Access essential information in the shortest time possible. FocusEconomics provide hundreds of consensus forecast reports from the most reputable economic research authorities in the world.
Close Left Media Arrows Left Media Circles Right Media Arrows Right Media Circles Arrow Quote Wave Address Email Telephone Man in front of screen with line chart Document with bar chart and magnifying glass Application window with bar chart Target with arrow Line Chart Stopwatch Globe with arrows Document with bar chart in front of screen Bar chart with magnifying glass and dollar sign Lightbulb Document with bookmark Laptop with download icon Calendar Icon Nav Menu Arrow Arrow Right Long Icon Arrow Right Icon Chevron Right Icon Chevron Left Icon Briefcase Icon Linkedin In Icon Full Linkedin Icon Filter Facebook Linkedin Twitter Pinterest