Slovakia: Inflation steady in January
Consumer prices rose 1.2% in January, contrasting December’s 0.1% fall. The reading largely reflected higher prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages; transport; utilities; and recreation and culture.
Inflation came in at 3.0% in January, matching December’s print, while annual average inflation rose to 2.5%, up from December’s 2.3%. Meanwhile, harmonized inflation held steady at 3.2% in December, the latest month for which data is available.