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Estonia's Inflation Rises In February

3/7/2013 1:20 AM ET

Estonia's annual inflation accelerated in February, data released by Statistics Estonia showed Thursday.

Inflation as per the consumer price index increased to 3.7 percent in February from 3.4 percent in January.

Food and non-alcoholic beverages prices climbed 6 percent annually during the month, while clothing and footwear prices advanced 4.4 percent. Housing costs were higher by 10.4 percent compared to last year, and transportation costs down by 1.9 percent.

On a monthly basis, the consumer price index increased 0.6 percent in February, the agency said.

by RTT Staff Writer

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