Serbia’s consumer prices rose by 13.7% in June from a year ago, after increasing by an annual 14.8% the month before, the statistical office said on Wednesday.

On a monthly comparison basis, Serbia’s consumer price index (CPI) went up by 0.7% in June, after rising by 0.9% in May, the statistical office said in a monthly inflation report.

The biggest price increases in annual terms were observed in the sector of food and non-alcoholic beverages, by 22.1%, followed by housing, water and energy, 21.9%, and restaurant and hotel services, 19.6%.

On a monthly comparison basis, prices of recreation and culture activities increased by 2.5% in June. Food and non-alcoholic beverages added 1.3%, clothing and footwear rose by 1.0%, and restaurants and hotels went up by 0.8%.

Source: SeeNews, Momentum