Year-on-year, downward pressure came mainly from prices of housing (-5.6 percent from -5.5 percent in June); transport (-4.1 percent from -4 percent); recreation and culture (-0.6 percent from -1.6 percent) and health (-0.2 percent from -0.1 percent).
In contrast, prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages recorded the highest increase (+2.5 percent from +1.5 percent); followed by communication (+1.9 percent from +1.8 percent); miscellaneous goods and services (+1.1 percent from +1.2 percent); hotels, cafes and restaurants (+0.7 percent from +0.9 percent); clothing and footwear (+0.6 percent from +0.5 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+0.4 percent from +0.5 percent).
On a monthly basis, the CPI dropped 0.7 percent, compared to 0.5 percent growth in the previous month. Clothing and footwear and transport prices were down 12.8 percent and 0.6 percent, respectively.
The harmonized index fell 0.7 percent on the year and 1.3 percent on the month.