Latvian annual inflation stands at 2% in April

The latest data released May 10 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that during the year, in April 2018 compared to April 2017, the average level of consumer prices rose by 2.0 %.

Prices of goods grew by 1.5 % and prices of services by 3.3 %.

"Just like the year before, major influence on the annual inflation was exerted by both goods and services related to transport and goods and services related to housing," the CSB said.

Compared to March 2018, in April 2018 the average level of consumer prices rose by 0.2 %. Prices of goods increased by 0.3 %, while the average level of service prices did not change.

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