Czech producer prices steady in December

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The Czech Republic's producer prices remained stable in December, figures from the Czech Statistical Office (CZSO) showed on Tuesday.

The industrial producer price index (PPI) remained unchanged year-on-year in December, after a 0.1% fall in November.

In October, producer prices rose 0.3%. Prices for water supply gained 6.4% yearly in December and those of electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning surged 5.6%. Meanwhile, prices for mining and quarrying declined 2.2% and manufacturing products cost 1.2%. Prices for energy declined 2.8%. Prices for capital good and durable consumer goods rose by 2.5% and 3.3%, respectively.

On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.2% in December

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