Albania’s annual HICP slows slightly in September
Monday 25 October 2021, 16:20
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Albania’s annual Harmonized EU Consumer Price Index (HICP) rose 2.6% in September, after rising 2.7% in August, the Statistical Institute said on Thursday. (Instat) from Tirana.
The biggest upward push came from a 4.7% increase in food and non-alcoholic beverages, followed by communications with a 2.7% increase.
On a monthly basis, the HICP rose 0.5% in September, after edging up 0.2% in August.
Non-harmonized consumer price inflation in Albania accelerated to 2.5% year-on-year in September, from 2.4% in August, Instat reported earlier this month.
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