This is the highest annual inflation for the past four years and monthly inflation was 1.5% for the last time in October 2008.
These rates are much higher than those typical for the summer. In June there was even deflation on a monthly basis, and annual inflation was twice as small – only 1.6%.
High rates of inflation mean people are getting poorer if household incomes remain unchanged or if they grow at a slower pace than prices.
Read more here or at www.capital.bg