Inflation in November
The year-on-year headline inflation at the national level accelerated to 1.3 percent in November 2019, after it decelerated for five consecutive months since June 2019.
Inflation in October 2019 was recorded at 0.8 percent and in November 2018, 6.0 percent.
Higher annual increases registered in the indices of the following commodity groups resulted to the uptrend of inflation in November 2019:
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco, 17.6%;
Housing, water, electricity, gas, and other fuels, 1.2%;
Furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance of the house, 2.8%;
and Communication, 0.3%.