Polish inflation at 1.7% in May: stats office

Inflation in Poland inched up to 1.7% year-on-year in May from 1.6% in April, the country’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) said on Thursday.

The reading was in line with a flash estimate released by the office at the end of last month.

Inflation in the country stood at 1.3% year-on-year in March, while the February figure was 1.4%, according to the statistics office.

Inflation in January stood at 1.9% in year-on-year terms. In December last year, the prices of consumer goods and services in Poland rose 2.1% compared with the same month a year earlier.

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