Year-on-year, cost slowed for health (0.7 percent from 0.8 percent in May); communication 0.1 percent from 0.2 percent) and alcoholic beverages and tobacco (0.4 percent from 0.6 percent). In addition, transport prices showed no growth in June, after a 1.8 percent gain in the prior month. Also, inflation was steady for food and non-alcoholic beverages (at 0.5 percent); housing and utilities (at 0.6 percent); restaurant and hotels (at 2.2 percent); clothing and footwear (at 0.9 percent); furniture and household equipment (at 0.6 percent) and education (at 1 percent).
Meantime, prices went up faster for miscellaneous goods and services (1.5 percent from 1.3 percent) and cost continued to decrease for recreation and culture (-0.4 percent from -1.2 percent).
Annual core inflation, which excludes volatile items such as food and energy, accelerated to 0.9 percent in June from 0.9 percent in May.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices went down 0.1 percent, after a 0.2 percent increase in the previous month and also matching flash estimates. Prices fell for slowed mainly for transport (-1.4 percent from 0.5 percent in May); alcoholic beverages and tobacco (-0.1 percent from 0.1 percent); clothing and footwear (-1.3 percent from 2.4 percent) and communication (-0.2 percent from 0.1 percent).
The harmonized index of consumer prices advanced 0.6 percent year-on-year (from 0.9 percent in May), and decreased 0.1 percent month-over-month (from 0.2 percent in May).