Slovenia: Inflation climbs up in April
April 30, 2018
Consumer prices increased 0.7% over the previous month in April after a 0.3% month-on-month rise in March. Eight out of the 12 sub-components recorded higher prices, two came in flat, and the remaining two of registered lower prices. Clothing and footwear saw the biggest increase in prices, while food and non-alcoholic beverages declined the most. Meanwhile, prices for alcoholic beverages and tobacco, and education were unchanged from the previous month.
Inflation climbed up to 1.5% in April from 1.2% in March. Harmonized consumer prices increased 0.4% over the previous month in April, mirroring the movement in March. Meanwhile, harmonized inflation rose to 1.9% in April, up from 1.5% in March. Annual average harmonized inflation came in at 1.5% in April following a reading of 1.4% in March.
Author: Nihad Ahmed, Economist