Slovenia: Consumer prices post biggest annual fall since June in September
Consumer prices dropped a seasonally-adjusted 0.39% from the previous month in September, a sharper drop then the 0.06% decline seen in August. September’s result marked the sharpest fall in prices since April. The drop was broad-based, with reduced price pressures recorded for food and non-alcoholic beverages, transportation, and electricity, gas and other fuels. Contrastingly, prices for clothes and footwear rose.
Consumer prices fell 0.3% on an annual basis in September, down from August’s 0.1% fall. September’s reading represented the largest fall in consumer prices since May. Annual average inflation fell to 0.5% in September (August: 0.7%). Harmonized inflation was stable, coming in at August’s 0.7% in September.