Annual average inflation at 4.5% in October 2018


The variation of consumer prices on annual average has been 4.5% in October 2018, the National Statistics Office (ONS) told APS.

In terms of monthly variation and by product category, food prices were up 2.4% in October compared to last September.

As a result, prices for fresh agricultural products rose 4.9% in October compared with September 2018.

(+ 15.7%), vegetables (+ 12.6%), chicken meat (+ 5.6%) and eggs (+ 6%).

For the prices of industrial food products (agri-food), they saw a moderate decline of 0.1%.

Prices for manufactured goods witnessed a rise of 0.3%, while those of services were relatively stagnant.





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