Czech inflation slows in January to 2.2 percent

The pace of annual Czech inflation slowed in January to 2.2 percent from December’s 2.4 percent, which is the lowest figure since last April, according to figures released by the Czech Statistical Office on Wednesday.

Slower increases in the costs of growth of food and soft drink prices was one of the main factors for the fall. Compared to the previous month, prices increased by 0.6 percent in January.