Slovenia: Inflation falls to a 15-month low in January
February 6, 2019
Consumer prices decreased 1.1% from the previous month in January, after a 0.6% month-on-month downturn in December. The monthly print reflected significantly lower prices for clothing and footwear, as well as reduced prices for transport. In contrast, prices for food and non-alcoholic beverages jumped in January from a month earlier. Meanwhile, harmonized consumer prices fell 0.9% in the same period, after decreasing 0.6% in December.
Inflation eased to 1.1% in January (December: 1.4%), while harmonized inflation also moderated (January: 1.2%; December: 1.4%). Annual average harmonized inflation, meanwhile, matched December’s 1.9% reading.
Author: Nicolás J. Aguilar, Economist