(Alliance News) - Ireland consumer inflation quickened monthly in March, official figures showed Thursday.
According to the Central Statistics Office, consumer prices rose 0.8% month-to-month in March, following February's 0.4% growth.
Annually consumer prices were zero in March, having fallen 0.4% in February.
On a yearly basis, CSO noted a 6.5% drop in clothing & footwear and a 2.7% fall in transport.
On a harmonised basis, allowing to EU-wide comparison, consumer prices rose 0.9% monthly and 0.1% yearly.
By Eric Cunha; firstname.lastname@example.org
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