Hellenic Statistical Authority: Greek PPI up 1.4 pct in August

Greece’s producer’s price index in the industrial sector grew 1.4 pct in August this year, compared with the same month in 2016, after a 4.0 pct decline recorded in the same period in 2016/2015, Hellenic Statistical Authority said on Friday.

The statistics service, in a report, attributed this developoment to a 3.4 pct increase in the domestic market index and a 6.7 pct rise in the external market index.

The index was up 0.9 pct in August from July 2017, after a 0.2 pct decline recorded in the same period last year.