Compared to the same month of the preceding year, cost of transport went up 1.7 percent, followed by restaurants, cafes and hotels (+1.2 percent). Prices also increased for miscellaneous goods and services (1.9 percent), clothing and footwear (+0.9 percent), food and alcoholic beverages (+0.3 percent) and communications (+3.2 percent). In contrast, cost fell for housing (-0.4 percent) , health (-0.2 percent) and recreation and culture (-1.9 percent).
Core inflation, which strips out volatile food and energy prices, was recorded at 0.8 percent, the same pace as in the prior month.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 1.1 percent, compared to a flat growth in a month earlier and in line with estimates.
The harmonized index increased by 0.5 percent year-on-year, after remaining unchanged in September. The monthly index went up 0.8 percent, up slightly from a 0.7 percent rise in a month earlier and matching consensus.