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Hungary CPI Grows

Hungary CPI GrowsHungary CPI Grows

Hungary’s consumer price index, a main indicator of inflation that measures changes in the price level of a basket of consumer goods and services, was up 2.9% on average in February compared to the same month of 2016, according to a first release of data published Wednesday by the Central Statistical Office, or KSH, HNA reported. In February 2017, food prices rose by 1.9%, while a higher than average price rise of 8.7% was recorded for other goods, with consumers paying 19.9% more for motor fuels compared to February 2016, according to KSH data.

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