KSH: Hungary’s PPI up 0.3% in July
Industrial producer prices in Hungary saw a year-on-year growth of 0.3% in July, with domestic industrial sales prices falling 1.8% and export prices rising 1.5%, Hungary’s Central Statistical Office (KSH) reported early this morning.
In year-on-year terms, factory gate prices in the manufacturing sector edged up 0.7%, prices of the transport equipment segment inched up 0.3%, and prices in the computer, electronic and optical products segment rose 5.0%, KSH reported. Prices in the food, beverages and tobacco segment fell 1.8%, while prices in the gas, electricity and steam supply segment were down 1.6%, KSH added.
In month-on-month terms, producer prices saw a decrease of 0.7% as domestic prices edged down 0.5% and export prices inched down 0.7%, data by KSH reveals. Producer prices in the manufacturing sector edged down 0.8%, prices in the transport equipment segment fell 1.4%, and prices in the computer, electronic and optical products segment were down 0.6%, KSH reported. Prices in the food, beverages and tobacco segment edged up 0.2%, prices in the gas, electricity and steam supply segment inched up 0.3% in a month, the KSH report added.
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