Slovenia: Inflation slows slightly in December
December 29, 2016
In December, consumer prices fell 0.5% from the previous month, which contrasted November’s 0.1% increase. The decrease mainly reflected lower prices for clothing and footwear due to the end of winter sales season.
Inflation edged down to 0.5% in December, from 0.6% in November and marked the lowest reading in three months. Meanwhile, harmonized inflation was 0.6% in December, following November’s 0.7%. The annual average variation in harmonized consumer prices increased from November’s minus 0.3% to minus 0.2% in December.
Author: Luis Lopez Vivas, Economist