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Inflation in Finland slowed in December

Consumer price inflation in Finland slowed for the second consecutive month in December, according to data from Statistics Finland, published on Monday.
Consumer price inflation eased from 1.3 percent in November to 1.2 percent in December.
The increase in consumer prices compared with last year’s level was mainly due to the increase in prices for tobacco products, electricity and fuel, as well as the overhaul of private houses.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices fell 0.1 percent in December, falling for the second month in a row.
The harmonized inflation for Finland was 1.3 percent in December, and the eurozone inflation rate was 1.6 percent. In November, the inflation rate in Finland was 1.4 percent.
Compared with the previous month, the harmonized consumer price index fell by 0.2 percent.