Tue, 24 May 2022

ATHENS, May 10 (Xinhua) -- The annual inflation rate in Greece was 10.2 percent in April, the highest level in 28 years, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Tuesday.

In March, the rate was 8.9 percent -- a 27-year record.

The increase is linked mainly to the recent rise in energy prices.

Electricity prices jumped 88.8 percent compared to a year ago, natural gas prices were up 122.6 percent and heating oil 65.1 percent, according to ELSTAT.

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