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Slovakia producer price inflation at 3-year low in September

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Slovakia’s producer price inflation eased to the lowest level in nearly three years in September, show data from the Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR). 

The producer price index (PPI) climbed 0.8% year-on-year in September, following a 1.1% rise in August. The latest rise was the lowest since December 2016, when prices fell 1.5%.

Prices of electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply rose 4.6% annually in September, while prices in mining and quarrying grew 3.7%. Meanwhile, prices for water supply and in manufacturing declined by 1.3% and 0.4%, respectively.

On a monthly basis, producer prices fell 0.2% in September, reversing a 0.3% rise in the prior month, SÚSR said on Monday.

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