Slovakia Inflation January 2019


Slovakia: Harmonized inflation rises in January

February 22, 2019

Consumer prices rose 1.1% month-on-month in January, up from December’s 0.1% fall. According to data released by the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic (SOSR), the food and non-alcoholic beverages sub-component registered the sharpest increase, followed by housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels. Meanwhile, prices for clothing and footwear decreased in January. In addition, the harmonized index for consumer prices rose 1.2% month-on-month, up from a 0.1% decrease a month earlier.

January’s harmonized inflation increased 2.2%, after recording 1.9% in December. Meanwhile, annual average harmonized inflation remained at 2.5%, unchanged from December’s result.

Slovakia Inflation Forecast

FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 2.4% in 2019, which unchanged is from last month’s estimate, and 2.2% in 2020.


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Slovakia Inflation January 2019 1

Note: Month-on-month and year-on-year variation of consumer prices in %.
Source: Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic (SOSR)

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