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BERLINO, 27 febbraio (Reuters) - Germany's Federal Statistics Office reported the following economic indicator on Friday: GERMAN IMPORT PRICES (Pct change) JAN 15 DEC 14 JAN 14 Month-on-month -0.8 -1.7 -0.1 Year-on-year -4.4 -3.7 -2.3 Index (basis 2010) 100.2 101.0 104.8 NOTE - The Statistics Office said January saw the biggest year-on-year drop in import prices since November 2009, when they fell by 5.0 percent. The Statistics Office said import prices for energy were 34.6 percent lower in January than a year earlier and 12.4 percent lower than the previous month. Excluding oil, import prices were up 0.8 percent month-on-month and up 1.3 percent year-on-year. The mid-range forecast of economists polled by Reuters had been for a month-on-month fall in import prices of 1.0 percent and a year-on-year drop of 4.6 percent ECONDE.