Slovenia: Decrease in consumer prices moderates in February
February 27, 2015
Consumer prices rose 0.2% in February over the previous month, which contrasted the 1.3% decrease tallied in January. The monthly reading mostly reflected an increase in prices for telephone and internet services as well as for vegetables.
Annual consumer prices fell 0.4% in February, which followed the 0.5% decline tallied in January. January’s figure had represented the largest decrease in consumer prices since July 2009. Meanwhile, annual harmonized consumer prices fell 0.5%, which followed the 0.7% decrease observed in the previous month. Annual average HICP inflation remained at January’s 0.2% in February.