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Estonia Inflation Rises In August

Estonia's consumer price inflation rose in August after slowing in the preceding month, data from Statistics Estonia showed on Friday.

The consumer price index rose 2.4 percent year-on-year in August, after a 2.1 percent increase in July. In June, inflation was 2.4 percent.

The consumer price index was mostly affected by food and non-alcoholic beverages, which contributed nearly half of the total increase, the agency said.

On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.7 percent in August, after a 0.1 percent fall in the previous month.

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