August industrial producer prices up 3.4% yr/yr
Sunday, September 25, 2005, 00:00
Industrial producer prices were up 0.1% in August from July and 3.4% from a year earlier, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) said on Friday. In January-August industrial producer prices rose 4.4% year-on-year. Forint denominated industrial producer prices for exports rose 0.4% in a year in August but fell 0.5% from July. Domestic prices were 7.4% higher than a year earlier. The forint firmed 0.8% against the euro August from July and 2.8% against the dollar. The forint was 1.8% higher against the euro compared to August 2004 and 2.8% up against the dollar.