#stayhome Maintain the distance, wash your hands, and follow instructions from the health authorities.
RSS   Newsletter   Contact   Advertise with us

Hungary's inflation eases in August

Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn
Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 11, 2019
Hungary's consumer price inflation eased for the third straight month in August, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office reported.
Hungary street
Europe   Hungary street
Inflation slowed to 3.1 percent in August from 3.3 percent in July. A similar lower rate was last posted in February. Economists had forecast the rate to ease to 3.2 percent.

Topics: Hungary inflation

Food prices advanced 5.6 percent and alcoholic beverages and tobacco prices climbed 8.8 percent. Consumers paid 2.8 percent more for services.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices dropped 0.1 percent, reversing a 0.2 percent rise in July.

Core consumer prices rose 0.2 percent on month and increased 3.7 percent annually in August.