Slovakia producer prices continue to fall in February

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Slovakia's producer prices continued to decline in February, figures from the Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Friday.

The producer price index (PPI) fell 1.5% year-on-year in February, following a 1.1% decline in January.

The domestic market prices declined 1.4% annually in February, following a 0.3% decrease in the previous month, according to the Bratislava-based statistics agency. Prices for mining and quarrying grew 2.8% yearly in February, while those of manufacturing fell 1.9%. Prices for electricity, gas, steam and air-condition supply fell 1.1%, while those of water supply gained 3.4%.

On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.8% in February, following a 0.2% increase in the preceding month.

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