The price of alcohol in Spain rose last month, according to figures released yesterday. Data from the country's National Statistics Institute showed that prices of alcoholic drinks and tobacco increased by 5.6% year-on-year in July.

Food and non-alcoholic beverages rose by 4.5% last month.

Prices in Spain increased in July by 3.4% year-on-year, despite the 0.8% month-on-month decrease.