February's core inflation rate at 3.7 pct - central bank

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Poland's core inflation, excluding the prices of food and energy, measured 3.7 percent year on year in February 2020, against a 3.9 percent level in January, the National Bank of Poland (NBP) said on Tuesday.

Core inflation, excluding fixed prices, amounted to 1.7 percent year on year in February, up from 1.5 percent in the previous month.

Core inflation, excluding the most volatile priced items, measured 2.5 percent year on year in February, against 2.7 percent a month earlier.

The 15-percent trimmed mean inflation measured 2.3 percent year on year in February, down from 2.6 percent in comparison with the previous month.

According to the Central Statistical Office (GUS), prices of consumer goods and services increased by 2.4 percent year on year in February 2021 and by 0.5 percent month on month.