Slovakia Inflation May 2019

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Slovakia: Inflation speeds up in May

June 18, 2019

Consumer prices rose 0.3% month-on-month in May, up from April’s 0.2% increase. The uptick was chiefly led by higher prices for food, and alcoholic beverages and tobacco.

Inflation accelerated to 2.7% in May (April: 2.4%), while harmonized inflation rose to 2.7% (April: 2.4%). Meanwhile, annual average inflation remained unchanged at an over one-year low of 2.5%.

Slovakia Inflation Forecast


FocusEconomics Consensus Forecast panelists expect inflation to average 2.4% in 2019, which is unchanged from last month’s estimate, and 2.3% in 2020.


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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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