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Hungary CPI Up 2.3%

Hungary  CPI Up 2.3%Hungary  CPI Up 2.3%

Hungary’s inflation indicator, the consumer prices index, was up by 2.3% in January, compared to the same month one year earlier, with the highest price rises being observed among motor fuels and other goods, according to a first estimate of data by the Central Statistical Office Tuesday, BBJ reported. Food prices rose in January by 1.4%, within which the price of sugar spiked by 15.3%, cheese by 4.6%, and the price of seasonal food items by 3.5%, compared to the first month of 2015. The price of poultry meat was cut by 16.4% and that of eggs by 5%.


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