Slovakia’s EU measure of inflation eased in January, data from the Statistical Office Of the Slovak Republic showed on Tuesday.
The harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP, rose 0.7 percent year-on-year in January, after a 1.6 percent gain in December. Economists had expected a 0.4 percent increase.
On a month-on-month basis, increased 0.3 percent in January, after a 0.1 percent fall in the preceding month.
Earlier, the statistical office reported that the consumer price index rose 0.7 percent yearly in January and gained 0.3 percent from a month ago.
The core inflation eased to 1.2 percent in January from 1.5 percent in the prior month.
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