Germania, prezzi import febbraio +0,3% su mese, -1,6% su anno

mercoledì 27 marzo 2013 08:10
 

BERLIN, March 27 (Reuters) - Germany's Federal Statistics 
Office reported the following economic indicator on Wednesday: 
     
    GERMAN IMPORT PRICES (Pct change) 
                          FEB 13      JAN 13      FEB 12 
    Month-on-month        +0.3         +0.1        +1.0 
    Year-on-year          -1.6         -0.8        +3.5 
    Index (basis 2005)    118.5       118.2       120.4 
     
    NOTE - The Statistics Office said that February's annual 
decline was the largest since November 2009 when prices fell 5.0
percent. February's figure compares with a monthly rise of 0.1 
percent and a year-on-year drop of 0.8 percent in January. 
    The mid-range forecast of economists polled by Reuters was  
for a month-on-month gain of 0.2 percent and a year-on-year drop
of 1.6 percent. Excluding oil, import  
prices were down 0.1 percent month-on-month and down 1.2 percent
year-on-year. 
 
 (Reporting by Berlin bureau)