Source: Destatis Statistisches Bundesamt – In EnglishImport prices, September 2018+0.4% on the previous month+4.4% on the same month a year earlierExport prices, September 20180.0% on the previous month+1.9% on the same month a year earlier Enlarge picture WIESBADEN – As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the index of import prices increased by 4.4% in September 2018 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In August and in July 2018 the annual rates of change were +4.8%, each. From August 2018 to September 2018 the index rose by 0.4%.
The index of import prices, excluding crude oil and mineral oil products, increased by 2.3% compared with the level of a year earlier.
The index of export prices increased by 1.9% in September 2018 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In August and in July 2018 the annual rates of change were +2.1% and +1.7%, respectively. From August 2018 to September 2018 the export price index did not change.
More detailed data and long time series are available in tables Index of import prices (61411-0006) and Index of export prices (61421-0006) in the GENESIS-Online database.
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