Romania’s consumer price inflation rose marginally in April, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed on Thursday.
The consumer price index rose 3.2 percent year-on-year in April, following a 3.1 percent increase in March. This was in line with economists’ expectation.
Prices of non-food products grew 5.21 percent and those of food products rose by 0.76 percent in April. Services cost increased by 2.61 percent.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.45 percent in April.
The EU measure of harmonized index of consumer prices, or HICP increased 2.7 percent yearly in April and rose 0.42 percent a month ago.
Separate data from the statistical office showed that the industrial turnover grew 21.7 percent annually in March and increased 16.7 percent a month ago.
Another data from the National Institute of Statistics showed that industrial new orders accelerated 15.3 percent year-on-year in March and gained 8.1 percent monthly.