Austria's consumer price inflation accelerated in February driven by food prices, data from Statistics Austria revealed on Wednesday.
Consumer price inflation increased to 2.2 percent from 2 percent in January.
Food prices increased 1.8 percent and restaurant and hotels prices grew 3.4 percent. Housing, water and energy charges were up 2.8 percent.
On a monthly basis, consumer prices grew 0.2 percent in February.
Data showed that inflation, based on the harmonized index of consumer prices, held steady at 2.2 percent in February. Month-on-month, consumer prices remained unchanged in February.