Inflation in Estonia was registered at 3.2% in November, placing it among the three EU member states with the highest inflation last month.
The annual inflation rate of the euro area was down by 0.3%, to 1.9% in November, while inflation among EU member states was down by 0.2%, to 2%. The annual rate of 3.2% registered in Estonia, Hungary and Romania was the highest in the EU, it appears from data released by Eurostat.
Among EU member states, inflation was the lowest in Denmark at 0.7%, followed by Ireland at 0.8% and Portugal at 0.9%.
November inflation was registered at 2.9% in Latvia, 2.4% in Lithuania and 1.4% in Finland.
In November, the highest contribution to the annual euro area inflation rate, 0.88%, came from energy, followed by services (0.57%), food, alcohol and tobacco (0.38%), and non-energy industrial goods (0.11%). (ERR/Business World Magazine)