The harmonised index of consumer prices (HICP) in November 2018 compared with November 2017 increased by 1.1 pct, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday. In November 2017, the annual rate of change was also 1.1 pct. The HICP in November 2018 compared with October 2018 decreased by 1.6 pct. In November 2017, the monthly rate of change of the HICP was -0.9 pct. The average HICP for the twelve - month period from December 2017 to November 2018, compared with the corresponding index for period December 2016 to November 2017, increased by 0.8 pct. The annual rate of change of the average HICP between the twelve-month period December 2016 to November 2017 in comparison to the period December 2015 to November 2016 was 1.1 pct.