Slovenia: Inflation comes in at highest level since April 2002 in May
Consumer prices rose 2.03% in May over the previous month, below the 2.56% increase recorded in April. The moderation was primarily due to softer growth in prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages.
Inflation came in at 8.1% in May, up from April’s 6.9%. May’s figure was the highest inflation rate since April 2002. Meanwhile, the trend pointed up, with annual average inflation coming in at 4.8% in May (April: 4.2%). Finally, harmonized inflation rose to 8.7% in May, from April’s 7.4%.