Romania registered the highest inflation rate in the EU in June, of 5.9% according to the European statistics institute, Eurostat. At the EU level, the inflation rate was 0.6% and in the euro zone the annual inflation rate amounted to - 0.1%.
Our countries was followed by Poland with 4.2% and Lithuania with 3.9%. On the other hand, the countries registering the lowest inflation rates were Ireland with -2.2%, Portugal with -1.6%, Belgium, Spain and Luxembourg with -1.0% each.
Compared to May, the annual inflation rate dropped in 21 member states and remained stable in one state only.