Romania inflation eases for fifth month in row in June, approaching 3-year low


(MENAFN) Romania experienced its fifth consecutive month of declining consumer price inflation in June, marking the lowest level seen in nearly three years, as reported by the National Statistical Institute on Thursday. The year-on-year inflation rate, measured by the consumer price index, increased by 4.9 percent in June, down slightly from 5.1 percent in May. This rate is notably the lowest since July 2021, when prices also rose by 4.9 percent.

The data revealed that non-food commodity prices saw a 6.3 percent rise in June compared to the same month in 2023, which is a slight decrease from the 6.4 percent increase recorded in May. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up by 0.2 percent in June, continuing the trend of moderated inflationary pressures in the country.

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