Year-on-year, prices rose faster for transport (15.5 percent compared to 10.3 percent). On the other hand, inflation eased for food & non-alcoholic beverages (7.3 percent compared to 7.6 percent in May). Six subgroups recorded inflation rates higher than 7.3 percent: coffee, tea and cocoa (10.3 percent); fruits (9.6 percent); meat and meat products (8.7 percent); mineral waters and soft drinks (8.4 percent); vegetables (8.3 percent); while five subgroups showed a smaller inflation rate: fish and sea food (6.8 percent); oils and fats (6.5 percent); cereals (6.2 percent); sugar, jam, honey (6 percent9; and milk, cheese and eggs (5.8 percent).
Inflation also slowed for housing & utilities (3.4 percent compared to 3.9 percent); clothing & footwear (16.1 percent compared to 17.2 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (12.7 percent compared to 12.8 percent); restaurants & hotels (7.2 percent compared to 7.5 percent); furnishings & household equipment (13.3 percent compared to 14 percent); education (8.4 percent compared to 8.5 percent); recreation & culture (13.8 percent compared to 14.2 percent); communication (7.2 percent compared to 7.9 percent); health (7.5 percent compared to 7.8 percent); and alcoholic beverages, tobacco & narcotics (9 percent compared to 9.3 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 1 percent, the same as in May.