Slovenia: Inflation creeps up in February
February 28, 2019
Consumer prices rose 0.8% from the previous month in February, after a 1.1% month-on-month fall in January. The monthly upturn was driven by spiking prices for clothing and footwear, compared with the previous month, due to the end of post-Christmas discounts. Meanwhile, harmonized consumer prices increased 0.7% month-on-month in February, after decreasing 0.9% in January.
Inflation edged up to 1.2% in February (January: 1.1%), while harmonized inflation also increased (February: 1.3%; January: 1.2%). Annual average harmonized inflation, meanwhile, matched January’s 1.9% reading.
Author: Nicolás J. Aguilar, Economist