Prices rose at a faster pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+0.4 percent vs +0.3 percent in October) and restaurants, cafes and hotels (+1.3 percent vs +1.2 percent). Also, cost fell less for recreation and culture (-1.6 percent vs -1.9 percent). Meanwhile, transport prices increased at a slower 1.4 percent (+1.7 percent in October). Inflation was steady for miscellaneous goods and services (+1.9 percent); clothing and footwear (+0.9 percent); communications (+3.2 percent); housing (-0.4 percent); and health (-0.2 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.
The harmonized index increased by 0.5 percent year-on-year, at the same pace as in the previous month. The monthly index went up 0.2 percent, after growing 0.8 percent in a month earlier.