Annual inflation in August at 2.1% due to more expensive fuel

Ljubljana – The annual inflation rate in Slovenia in August stood at 2.1%, mostly due to significantly more expensive petroleum products, while monthly inflation rate was at 0.1%, the Statistics Office reported on Tuesday. The higher prices of petroleum products contributed 1.2 percentage points to the annual inflation in August, with the price of diesel up by 29.6% on average and of petrol by 26%. The prices in the group restaurants and hotels were up by 3.7%, adding another 0.3 of a percentage point to the annual inflation. On the…

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