Producer Price Index Up 8.4% Yr/Yr In July

  • 3 Sep 2018 2:11 PM
  • Hungary Matters
Producer Price Index Up 8.4% Yr/Yr In July
Hungary's industrial prices rose by 8.4% in July from the same month a year earlier, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said.

Prices for domestic sales were up 8.5% while export prices rose by 8.4%. In a month-on-month comparison, industrial producer prices were up 0.2% as domestic prices edged up 0.1% and export prices by 0.2%.

Year-on-year, factory gate prices in the manufacturing sector rose by 8.1% in July. Prices of transport equipment were up 10%, and prices of computer, electronic and optical products were up 4.1%. Food, beverages and tobacco prices were up 2.5%.

Prices in the gas, electricity and steam supply segment rose by 9.8%. In a month-on-month comparison, producer prices in the manufacturing sector were up 0.4%.

Prices of transport equipment rose by 0.6%, and prices of computer, electronic and optical products went up by 0.5%.

Prices in the food, beverages and tobacco segment rose by 0.3%.

Prices of gas, electricity and steam supply were down 0.8%. In January-July 2018, industrial producer prices rose by 4.9% yearon-year as domestic prices climbed 5% and export prices were up by 4.9%.

  • How does this content make you feel?

XpatLoop Media Partner

Hungary Matters

Launched in January 2014, this twice-daily newsletter covers 'everything you need to know about what’s going on in Hungary and beyond', according to its publisher the state media agency MTI. Click the title above for more info, and to subscribe.

Explore More Reports

  • Higher Oil Prices May Raise Consumer Price Index In Hungary

    Higher Oil Prices May Raise Consumer Price Index In Hungary

    • 22 Jun 2018 10:37 AM

    Inflation could rise slightly over the 3% mid-term target in the coming months on the back of sharp increases in global oil prices, but the National Bank of Hungary (NBH) said it expects no spillover effects in a quarterly report.

  • Hungary Inflation 2.1 % In January

    Hungary Inflation 2.1 % In January

    • 15 Feb 2018 10:35 AM

    Hungary’s consumer price index rose by an annual 2.1 percent in January and prices were 0.3 percent higher than in December, the Central Statistical Office (KSH) said on Tuesday.