From March 2014, inflation grew in 16 member states (Romania included, from 1.3 percent to 1.6 percent), was stable in four states and dropped in seven member states. The countries with the lowest annual inflation rate were Greece (1.6 percent), Bulgaria (1.3 percent) and Cyprus (0.4 percent).


According to the data presented by the National Institute of Statistics, consumer prices increased by 0.27 percent in April 2014 from the previous month, whereas, from April 2013, they grew by 1.21 percent. The monthly average inflation rate in the first four months of 2014 was 0.4 percent from 0.5 percent in the similar time span of 2013. (source: