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Slovakia HICP Inflation Slows In June

Slovakia’s harmonized consumer price inflation eased marginally in June, data from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Monday.

The harmonized index of consumer prices climbed 1.0 percent year-on-year in June, just below the 1.1 percent increase in May. The measure has been rising since December last year.

Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew 3.5 percent annually in June and transport costs rose by 2.0 percent. At the same time, utility costs dropped 2.8 percent.

On a monthly basis, the HICP remained flat in June after a 0.3 percent gain in the preceding month.

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