Year-on-year, prices rose faster for: food & non-alcoholic beverages (0.3 percent vs 0.2 percent in June); miscellaneous goods & services (0.9 vs 0.8 percent); recreation & culture (2.5 percent vs 2.1 percent); restaurants & hotels (3.7 percent vs 3.5 percent); health (0.6 percent vs 0.5 percent); alcoholic beverages & tobacco (2.3 percent vs 2.2 percent); communication (3.7 percent vs 3.6 percent) and education (0.9 percent vs 0.8 percent). In addition, cost recovered for housing & utilities (0.5 percent vs -0.2 percent).
On the other hand, prices slowed for transport (1.1 percent vs 1.5 percent) and declined for clothing & footwear (-2.5 percent vs -1.6 percent) and furnishings & household equipment (-0.8 percent vs -0.6 percent).
Annual core inflation rate, hich excludes energy and unprocessed food products components, edged down 1 percent from 1.1 percent in June.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.7 percent compared to a 0.4 percent fall in June.
The harmonized consumer price index increased by 1 percent year-on-year and fell by 0.6 percent from the previous month.