Hungary inflation 7.4 percent in December

Hungarian annual inflation was 7.4 percent in December, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday. Higher cigarette and vehicle fuel prices continued to be the main drivers, though food and consumer durables prices rose above headline inflation.

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Hungary inflation 7.4 percent in December

Hungarian annual inflation was 7.4 percent in December, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday. Higher cigarette and vehicle fuel prices continued to be the main drivers, though food and consumer durables prices rose above headline inflation.

Retail sales up 3.8 percent in November

Retail sales in Hungary rose by an annual 3.8 percent in November, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Friday. The increase slowed from 5.7 percent in the previous month.

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