RTTNews - Monday, the Statistics Norway said in a report that the consumer price index rose 2.2% year-over-year in July, slower than the 3.4% growth in the preceding month.

On a monthly basis, the CPI dropped 0.6% in July.

For the January to July period, consumer prices were up 2.7% from last year.

Separately, the statistical office said the harmonized index of consumer prices or HICP rose 2.2% annually in July, easing from 3.5% rise in June. The HICP was up 0.6% compared to the previous month.

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