Year-on-year, energy cost is estimated to fall 8.6 percent, following a 9.3 percent drop in September. Food prices increased 1.6 percent (1.1 percent in September) and cost of services grew 1.2 percent (1.1 percent in September).
On a monthly basis, consumer prices are estimated to be flat in October, after falling 0.2 percent in the previous month.
The harmonised consumer price index is expected to be up 0.2 percent year-on-year in October. It is not expected to change from September.