Import prices in September 2016: –1.8% on September 2015

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Headline: Import prices in September 2016: –1.8% on September 2015

WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the index of import prices decreased by 1.8% in September 2016 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In August and in July 2016 the annual rates of change were –2.6% and –3.8%, respectively. From August to September 2016 the index rose slightly by 0.1%. The index of import prices, excluding crude oil and mineral oil products, decreased by 1.4% compared with the level of a year earlier. 

The index of export prices decreased by 0.6% in September 2016 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In August and in July 2016 the annual rates of change were –0.9% and –1.2%, respectively. From August to September 2016 the export price index did not change.

Basic data and long time series are available in tables Index of export prices (61421-0006) and Index of import prices (61411-0006) in the GENESIS-Online database.

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