Slovenia: Inflation edges up in September
September 28, 2018
Consumer prices rose 0.4% over the previous month in September, following a 0.1% month-on-month increase in August. Seven out of the 12 categories recorded higher prices, led by the sub-component of clothing and footwear. Of the remaining the sub-components, three of them saw a decline in prices and the remaining one—transport—registered stable prices from the previous month.
Inflation edged up to 2.0% in September, from 1.8% in August. After coming in flat in August, harmonized consumer prices rose 0.5% over the previous month in September. Meanwhile, harmonized inflation increased from 2.0% in August to 2.2% in September. Annual average harmonized inflation in September remained at August’s 1.8%.
Author: Nihad Ahmed, Economist