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Slovakia Inflation Accelerates For Second Month

Slovakia's consumer price inflation accelerated for the second straight month in April, figures from the Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic showed Monday.

Consumer prices climbed 2.4 percent year-on-year in April, faster than the 2.4 percent increase in March. The measure has been rising since December 2016.

Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew 5.8 percent annually and clothing and footwear prices rose by 2.7 percent.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.6 percent from march, when it edged up by 0.2 percent.

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