Hungary's inflation eases in AugustChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 11, 2019
Hungary's consumer price inflation eased for the third straight month in August, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office reported.
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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. ■