Stats Office: Inflation in Slovakia at 1.2 percent in February

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Bratislava, March 14 (TASR) – Year-on-year inflation amounted to 1.2 percent in February, with core inflation standing at 1.9 percent and net inflation at 1.6 percent, the Slovak Statistics Office reported on Tuesday.

In February 2017, month-on-month cumulative inflation was influenced by core inflation by 0.46 percentage points (p.p.), while regulated prices had no effect, and indirect taxes had an impact on overall inflation equalling to 0.02 p.p.

Food prices influenced core inflation by 0.27 p.p. and net inflation influenced core inflation by 0.19 p.p.