Year-on-year, prices slowed for food & non-alcoholic beverages (6.5 percent vs 6.7 percent in May), of which oils & fats (4.8 percent vs 5.2 percent); mineral water, soft drinks, fruit and vegetable juices (7.2 percent vs 8 percent); fish and sea food (5.4 percent vs 5.9 percent); vegetables (8.2 percent vs 8.4 percent) and fruits (10.7 percent vs 10.9 percent).
Meantime, inflation dropped for non-food products (10.3 percent vs 10.6 percent), as cost rose less for transport (6.9 percent vs 12.5 percent) and increased at the same pace for education (6.2 percent) and recreation & culture (15.0 percent). In contrast, prices went up at a faster pace for other items such as housing & utilities (6.8 percent vs 6.5 percent); clothing & footwear (15.2 percent vs 15.0 percent); miscellaneous goods & services (11.3 percent vs 9.5 percent) and hotels, cafes & restaurants (9.5 percent vs 9.2 percent).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices increased 0.8 percent, following a 0.9 percent rise in the previous month. It was the lowest monthly inflation rate since November last year.