17.07.2017 11:25:53

Croatia Inflation Eases Further

(RTTNews) - Croatia's consumer price inflation eased for the second straight month in June, figures from the Croatian Bureau of Statistics showed Monday.

The consumer price index rose 0.7 percent year-over-year in June, slower than the 1.1 climb in May. The measure has been rising since December last year.

Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew 2.3 percent annually in June and clothing and footwear prices went up by 1.4 percent. In contrast, utility costs dropped 0.4 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.5 percent from May, when it decreased by 0.2 percent.