July's core inflation rate up to 4.3 pct - central bank

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Poland's core inflation, excluding the prices of food and energy, measured 4.3 percent year on year in July 2020, against 4.1 percent in June, the National Bank of Poland (NBP) said on Monday.

Core inflation, excluding fixed prices, amounted to 2.1 percent year on year, down from 2.3 percent in the previous month.

Core inflation, excluding the most volatile priced items, measured 3.4 percent year on year, against 3.5 in June.

The 15-percent trimmed mean inflation measured 3.3 percent year on year in July, down from 3.5 percent a month earlier.

According to the Central Statistical Office (GUS), prices of consumer goods and services increased by 3.1 percent year on year and fell by 0.1 percent month on month in July 2020.