Germania, prezzi produzione dicembre -0,7% mese, media 2014 -1,0%

martedì 20 gennaio 2015 08:19
 

BERLIN, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Germany's Federal Statistics Office
reported the following economic indicator:

 GERMAN PRODUCER PRICES     DEC 14      NOV 14      DEC 13
 Month-on-month change      -0.7        unch        +0.1
 Year-on-year change        -1.7        -0.9        -0.5
 Index (basis 2010)         104.8       105.5       106.6
NOTE - The Statistics Office said the month-on-month drop was
the sharpest since July 2009. Without energy, prices fell 0.4
percent on the year and 0.2 percent on the month. Energy costs
in December were down 4.9 percent on the year and 1.8 percent on
the month.
Producer prices fell 1.0 percent on average in 2014, the
sharpest yearly fall since 2009, when they dropped 4.2 percent,
the Statistics Office said. The main factor behind the 2014 fall
was energy, which was 3.1 percent cheaper overall than in 2013.
Economists polled by Reuters had forecast that prices would fall
by 0.4 percent month-on-month 1.4 percent year-on-year in
December.

(Reporting by Stephen Brown)