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Wednesday, 07.10.2015, 13:04
According to Statistics Estonia, the change of the consumer price index in September 2015 was –0.6% compared to August 2015 and –0.7% compared to September of the previous year.
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The consumer price level in Latvia this past August, compared with the same month of the previous year, increased 0.2%, which was the second lowest increase in the EU, according to the latest data from the EU's statistical office Eurostat. Estonia, the Czech Republic and Ireland also posted 0.2% increases in annual inflation, writes LETA.
Statistics Lithuania reports that in September 2015 compared with August, monthly inflation based on the harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) is likely to stand at 0%, informs LETA/ELTA.
Statistics Lithuania informs that in August 2015, compared to July, prices for consumer goods and services decreased by 0.8%. Over the said period, prices for consumer goods decreased by 1.2%, those for consumer services – increased by 0.3%.
Annual inflation in Latvia in 2015 may be lower than anticipated – at 0.4% to 0.5%, according to Citadele bank's experts, cites LETA.
According to the latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), compared to August 2014, the average consumer price level in August 2015 (1) increased by 0.1%. Prices of goods declined by 0.8%, while prices of services grew by 2.4%.
According to the analysts of DNB bank, in 2015, Lithuania's economy felt the painful consequences of subsiding exports, however faster economic growth may be expected in 2016. DNB bank presented its economic review of the Baltic States, reports LETA/ELTA.