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Bulgaria Inflation At 6-Month High

Bulgaria's consumer price inflation rose to the highest level in six months in April, figures from the National Statistical Institute showed on Wednesday.

The consumer price index rose 3.7 percent year-on-year in April, following a 3.6 percent increase in March.

The latest inflation was the highest since October last year, when it was 3.7 percent.

Prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages grew the most by 5.8 percent annually in April. Restaurants and hotels prices and transport costs rose by 4.8 percent and 3.8 percent, respectively.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in April, after a 0.1 percent increase in the prior month.

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