Moldova's y/y consumer price inflation slows to 27.31% in January

CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldova's consumer price inflation was 27.31% year-on-year in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Friday.

Consumer prices rose 30.24% in December last year compared to December 2021.

The National Bank has said it expects average annual inflation of 13.7% in 2023 and 5.5% in 2024.

(Reporting by Alexander Tanas, Writing by Pavel Polityuk, Editing by Timothy Heritage)