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Annual inflation in Croatia drops 0.2% in April

ZAGREB, May 15 (Hina) – In April 2020, consumer prices in Croatia dropped 0.2% on the year, which was their first annual decrease since the end of 2016, according to data from the national statistical office.

The annual decrease was mostly due to lower transport prices, which dropped 9.5%, first and foremost because of a 20.1% drop in fuel prices.

The second-largest annual decrease was recorded in energy prices in the category of housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (-1.5%) and the electricity, gas and other fuels subcategory (-3.4%).

Month on month, prices in April 2020 also decreased by 0.2%, with the highest drops recorded in transport and housing prices, down 4.5% and 0.9% respectively.

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