Slovenia: Consumer prices drop considerably in February
February 29, 2016
Consumer prices were flat in February over the previous month (December: -1.4% month-on-month). The monthly reading was mainly driven by lower prices for petroleum, while prices of clothing and furniture increased.
Consumer prices fell 0.7% in annual terms in February, which was down from January’s 0.6% reading. Meanwhile, annual harmonized consumer prices fell 0.9% in February, which followed the 0.8% decrease observed in the previous month. Annual average HICP remained unchanged at January’s minus 0.8%.