By NMedjedov (Own work), via Wikimedia Commons
BELGRADE (Serbia), December 28 (SeeNews) - Serbia's financial and corporate sectors expect inflation to remain within the 1.5%-4.5% target band in the short and medium term, the country's central bank, NBS, said on Thursday.
One-year-ahead inflation expectations of the corporate sector decreased to 3.0% from 3.5% in October, while the forecast of the finance sector remained unchanged at 3.0%, NBS said in its monthly Inflation Expectations Survey for November.
In November, one-year ahead inflation expectations of households came in at 5.0%, while the short- and medium-term forecasts of trade unions fell to 3.0% from 3.35% in October.
Looking two years ahead, households expect 5.0% inflation, the same rate they forecast in October.
Serbia's annual consumer price inflation stood at 2.8% in November, the same as in October, according to data from the national statistical office. On a monthly comparison basis, Serbia's consumer price index (CPI) remained unchanged in November after increasing by 0.2% in October.