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Romania inflation eases in September

Christian Fernsby |
Romania's consumer price inflation eased in September, figures from the National Statistical Institute showed on Monday.

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The consumer price index rose 2.5 percent year on year in September, after a 2.7 percent increase in August. Economists had expected 2.8 percent inflation.

Food prices increased 4.96 percent and prices of non-food goods rose 0.62 percent. Service costs grew 2.89 percent.

On a month on month basis, consumer prices fell 0.14 percent in September.

Annual inflation, based on the EU measure of harmonized index of consumer prices, eased to 2.1 percent in September from 2.5 percent in August.