Slovenia: Decrease in consumer prices softens in May
May 29, 2015
Consumer prices rose 0.8% in May over the previous month, accelerating from the 0.1% increase tallied in April. The monthly reading mostly reflected an increase in the price of fruits and petroleum products.
Annual consumer prices fell 0.5% in May, which followed the 0.7% decline tallied in April. Meanwhile, annual harmonized consumer prices fell 0.8%, following the 0.7% decrease observed in the previous month. Annual average HICP fell 0.2% in May, inching down from the flat reading recorded in April.
Author: Eric Denis , Economist