Rising inflation pressure might “strongly affect” Slovenia’s economic competitiveness, the central bank has warned. Inflation rose to 1.9 per cent in December, but the eurozone member fears it will soon rise higher.

“Economic growth and employment, which are dependent on international trade, are also tied to efforts that inflation doesn’t breach the target in the euro region,” the Bank of Slovenia said in a statement, according to Bloomberg. “To anchor inflation expectations, the consideration of domestic price policies that ensure price stability will be in place.” Read more