Greek producer’s price index up 7.4 pct in August

The Greek producer’s price index in the industrial sector rose 7.4 pct in August compared with the same month last year, after a 4.1 pct increase recorded in the 2017/2016 period, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday.

The statistics service, in a monthly report, attributed this development to a 5.9 pct increase in the domestic market index and a 12.3 pct rise in the external market index.

The index was up 0.1 pct in August from July, after a 0.9 pct increase recorded in the same period in 2017.