Lithuanian official inflation falls to 2.6% in January

Inflation in eurozone hopeful Lithuania fell in January to 2.6 percent on a 12-month basis, after 2.8 percent each of the previous two months, official data showed Thursday.

On a monthly comparison, consumer prices rose by 0.2 percent in January, the Baltic state's statistics office said.

Average annual inflation, one of the main criteria for eurozone entry, tallied at 3.0 percent in January.

Lithuania, a nation of three million, has officially targeted 2015 for euro adoption.