Lithuanian inflation under European Union methodology will probably slow to 2.8 percent from a year earlier in January compared with 2.9 percent the previous month.
Consumer prices may increase 0.3 percent from December as post-holiday clothing discounts only partially offset rising transportation and food costs, the statistics office, based in the capital, Vilnius, said today on its website.
Lithuania’s 12-month average inflation rate, as measured by the EU’s harmonized consumer-price index, will probably be 3.1 percent in January, down from 3.2 percent in December, the office said.
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