RTTNews - Thursday, the General Secretariat of the National Statistical Service of Greece announced that the consumer price index or CPI increased 0.6% year-over-year in July, faster than the 0.5% growth in the preceding month. A year earlier, the CPI was up 4.9%.

On a monthly basis, the CPI decreased 0.7% in July, compared to the 0.8% fall in a year ago.

Separately, the statistical office said the harmonized index of consumer prices or HICP rose 0.7% year-on-year in July, marking the same pace as in the previous month. Month-on-month, the HICP decreased 0.7% in July, after falling 0.1% in June.

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