August inflation rises to 5.5 pct y/y - stats office

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The prices of consumer goods and services (CPI) in Poland rose in August by 5.5 percent year on year and by 0.3 percent month on month, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Wednesday.

In an earlier flash estimate, GUS had put August's inflation at 5.4 percent in annual terms and 0.2 percent up on a month earlier.

In July, prices of consumer goods and services increased by 5 percent year on year and 0.4 percent month on month.