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Romanian inflation rises below expectations to 15.05% y/y in June

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(Reuters) - Romania's consumer price inflation rose to 15.05% on the year in June from 14.49% the previous month, below expectations, data from the National Statistics Board showed on Tuesday.

The median forecast of a Reuters poll of analysts put Romanian inflation at 15.10% year-on-year, above the central bank's 1.5%-3.5% target.

Data showed prices rose 0.76% on the month in May, with food prices up 0.62%, non-food prices up 0.92% and services up 0.54%.

(Reporting by Mateusz Rabiega and Anna Banacka in Gdansk)

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