Slovakia: Consumer prices drop in October for first time in seven months
November 16, 2015
In October, consumer prices rose 0.1% over the previous month, contrasting the 0.3% drop tallied in September and thereby marking a four-month high. October’s reading mainly reflected high prices for clothing and footwear.
Consumer prices dropped 0.1% annually in October. The print was below the flat reading tallied in September and marked the first drop in prices in seven months. Meanwhile, the harmonized index of consumer prices rose 0.1% in monthly terms in October (September: -0.2% month-on-month). Annual harmonized consumer prices fell 0.5% in October, which was in line with September’s drop.