Year-on-year, prices fell for housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (-1.3 percent in June from -1.5 percent in May) and communication (-0.1 percent from -0.1 percent).
Prices moderated for: heavily-weighted food and non-alcoholic beverages (+2.1 percent from +3.2 percent); clothing and footwear (+2.5 percent from +2.6 percent); furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance (+1.9 percent from +2.2 percent); health (+2.2 percent from +2.3 percent) and education (+3.7 percent from +5.1 percent).
While cost increased for alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+3.8 percent from +3.7 percent) and transport (+0.2 percent from +0.1 percent), prices remained stable for: recreation and culture (+1.1 percent) and restaurant and miscellaneous goods and services (+1.2 percent).
Core inflation was recorded at 2.0 percent year-on-year in June, slowing from a 2.2 percent increase in the preceding month.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.1 percent, following a 0.1 percent drop in May. Prices fell for: food and non-alcoholic beverages (-0.1 percent) and housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (-0.6 percent). Cost remained unchanged for: alcoholic beverages and tobacco (+0.2 percent), communication (+0.0 percent) and furnishing, household equipment and routine maintenance (+0.1 percent) and health (+0.1 percent). While cost moderated for transport (+0.2 percent), prices increased for clothing and footwear (+0.2 percent); recreation and culture (+0.3 percent) and education (+3.5 percent from +0.0 percent).