Slovakia producer prices rise in August
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Slovakia's producer prices increased in August, figures from the Bratislava-based Slovak Statistical Office (SÚSR) showed on Tuesday.
The producer price index (PPI) increased 9% year-on-year in August, following a 7.7% rise in July.
The domestic market prices rose 7% annually in August, following a 5.5% increase in the previous month.
Prices for mining and quarrying grew 6.3% yearly in August and those of manufacturing rose 7.9%. Prices for electricity, gas, steam and air-condition supply rose 5.6% and those of water supply gained 7.2%.
On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 1.5% in August, after a 2.2% increase in the preceding month.
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