Bulgaria's EU-harmonised consumer prices rose by 2.0% on the year and were 0.2% higher month-on-month in April, the National Statistics Institute (NSI) said.
In March the consumer price index (CPI) increased by a monthly 0.1% and by an annual 1.7%.
Prices of clothing and footwear in the country registered the biggest increase in April, rising by 3.6% on the month, NSI said on Monday.
The April price index of the small basket, which includes relative average price changes of 100 socially useful and vital for the living goods and services, inched down by a monthly 0.1%.
Bulgaria's non-EU harmonised monthly CPI also rose by 0.2% on the month and was 1.7% higher on the year in April. In March it was 0.3% higher than a month earlier and 1.7% up on an annual basis.