Slovakia producer prices fall further in January

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Slovakia's producer prices decreased 1.1% year-on-year in January, following a 0.4% decline in December, figures from the Slovak Statistical Office(SÚSR) showed on Friday.

Prices fell for the tenth consecutive month.

The domestic market prices declined 0.3% annually in January, after a 0.4% increase in the previous month. Prices for mining and quarrying grew 4.8% yearly in January, while those of manufacturing fell 2.9%. Producer prices for electricity, gas, steam and air-condition supply grew 3.7% and those of water supply gained 3.3%.

On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.2% in January, after a 0.6% increase in the preceding month. 

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