MNB: food and tobacco products increased inflation in September

Date: 2018. 10. 10. 11:45

Inflation increased by 0.2 percentage points in September, compared to the previous month. The growth was driven by rising food and tobacco prices – Várhegyi Judit, head of the Hungarian National Bank (MNB) – told M1 news channel.

Fuel prices increased by 15 percent, while food prices rose by 5 percent, while in case of other product groups a more moderate price change was experienced.
In the past months, the price of seasonal foods, fruits and vegetables increased by 4-5 percent. (MTI)