Import prices in October 2016: –0.6% on October 2015

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Headline: Import prices in October 2016: –0.6% on October 2015

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WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the index of import prices decreased by 0.6% in October 2016 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In September and in August 2016 the annual rates of change were –1.8% and –2.6%, respectively. From September to October 2016 the index rose by 0.9%. 

The index of import prices, excluding crude oil and mineral oil products, decreased by 0.7% compared with the level of a year earlier. 

The index of export prices decreased by 0.1% in October 2016 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In September and in August 2016 the annual rates of change were –0.6% and –0.9%, respectively. From September to October 2016 the export price index rose by 0.3%

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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