Inflation Down to 1.8% in August

Inflation eased to 1.8% in August from 1.9% in July due to slower increases in prices of food, non-alcoholic beverages, as well as recreation and culture. For the year, average inflation so far is 1.5%. This is expected to continue for the rest of the year as risks around inflation projections are considered to be low. Full-year inflation is forecast to be close to the lower end of the target of two to four…

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