Compared with November 2015, prices increased at a faster pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages (+6.2 percent from +6 percent in October), transport (+0.7 percent from +0.1 percent) and housing and utilities (+10.9 percent from +7.2 percent). Additional upward pressure came from: Clothing and footwear (+3.9 percent from +3.8 percent); furnishing, housing equipment and routine maintenance of the house (+4.3 percent from +3.6 percent); and restaurants and hotels (+4.4 percent from +4.3 percent). By contrast cost of communication fell 0.6 percent (-0.7 percent in October).
Annual core inflation, which excludes food and energy, rose to 2.6 percent from 2.4 percent in October.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices jumped 1.1 percent, following a 0.1 percent rise in October, mainly boosted by a 2.2 percent gain in prices of food.