Latvia producer prices increase in March
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Latvia's producer price inflation increased in March after easing in the previous month, figures from the Riga-based Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) showed on Monday.
The producer price index (PPI) grew 27.2% year-on-year in March, following a 25.1% increase in February.
In January, prices had climbed 27%. Among components, prices for manufacturing grew 19.7% yearly in March and those for water supply gained 31.9%.
Prices for mining and quarrying, and electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply rose by 16.2% and 68.8%, respectively.
On a month-on-month comparison basis, producer prices rose 3% in March.
Domestic market prices gained 4.4% monthly in March and foreign market prices rose 1.8%.
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