Eurostat: Prices in Croatia mildly decrease in January

The European Union annual inflation was 0.2% in January 2016, stable compared with December, and Croatia, Bulgaria and Spain were among the countries with a mild annual price decrease, the EU statistical office Eurostat said on Thursday.

In Croatia, consumer prices as measured by the Harmonised Indices of Consumer Prices (HICP), in January 2016 decreased 0.2% year on year. In December 2015, the year-on-year decrease was 0.3%.

In Bulgaria, the year-on-year decrease in January 2016 was 0.3% and in Spain it was 0.4%.

The lowest annual rates were registered in Poland (-1.7%), Romania (-1.5%) and Cyprus (-1.1%), while the highest were recorded in Belgium (1.8%), Austria (1.4%) and Sweden (1.3%).

In January 2016, compared to December 2015, consumer prices in Croatia, as measured by HICP, decreased 0.4%. In December 2015, the month-on-month decrease was 0.6%.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49

More from Croatia

Croatia to decide on its own whether to join sanctions against Dodik

Croatia will decide on its own whether to join in the US sanctions against Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik...

Erjavec insists on possible incidents if Croatia rejects border arbitration ruling

Slovenia-Croatia relations might be additionally strained over a ruling to be made by an international border...

EC recommends Croatia's gradual integration into Schengen Information System

The European Commission on Wednesday made a recommendation to the Council of the European Union to gradually...

Plenkovic: It's important for Croatia to postion itself in changed global circumstances

It is important how Croatia will position itself in 2017 against a background of the changed global circumstances,...

Islamic community Majlis in Rijeka marks 50th anniversary

The Majlis of the Islamic community in Rijeka earlier this month marked the 50th anniversary of its establishment...