ELSTAT: Greek PPI up 3.2 pct in October

Greece’s producer price index (PPI) in the industrial sector grew 3.2 pct in October this year compared with the same month in 2016, after a 0.5 pct decline recorded in the same 2016/2015 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Thursday.

The statistics service, in a monthly report, attributed this development to a 2.6 pct increase in the domestic market producer price index and a 5.2 pct increase in the external market index.

The producer price index grew 0.3 pct in October from September 2017, after an 1.9 pct increase recorded in the same period in 2016.