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Consumer prices up 2.6% y/y in June, driven by fuel, electricity and rent

Radio Prague |
12 July 2018

Consumer prices in June rose 2.6% year on year, driven by higher costs for fuel, electricity, and household rent, the Czech Statistical Office said on Wednesday. Prices for telecommunications, clothing and heating fell in annual terms. Inflation has accelerated for a third consecutive month, following a growth rate of 2.2% y/y in May.