Year-on-year, upward price pressures came from tobacco (+3.5 percent), other services (+2.1 percent), actual rentals and services for dwellings (+1.4 percent) and clothing and footwear (+0.5 percent). In contrast, consumers paid less for petroleum products (-4.8 percent), medical products (-2.9 percent), fresh food (-2.1 percent), medical products (-2.9 percent), food excluding fresh products (-0.4 percent) and other manufactured products (-0.4 percent)
On a monthly basis, the consumer prices index fell 0.4 percent in September of 2014, down from a 0.4 percent increase in August. The steepest price decreases in the month came from transport and communication services (-4.0 percent), other services (-1.8 percent) and petroleum products (-0.3 percent).
In September, annual core inflation was recorded at 0.0 percent, slowing from 0.4 percent increase in Augustus.
The harmonized index of consumer prices increased 0.4 percent year-on-year but went down 0.4 percent month-over-month.