Hellenic Statistical Authority: Producer Price Index rises 0.6 pct in March

The Overall Producer Price Index (PPI) in Industry recorded an increase of 0.6 pct in March 2018 compared with March 2017, according to the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT). The corresponding index in March 2017 had recorded an increase of 7.7 pct compared with March 2016.

The Overall Producer Price Index in March 2018 recorded a decrease of 0.2 pct compared with February 2018. The corresponding index in March 2017 had recorded a decrease of 1.2 pct compared with February 2017.

The average Overall Index for the twelve-month period from April 2017 to March 2018 increased by 3.1 pct in comparison with the corresponding index for the period from April 2016 to March 2017, while the decrease recorded between the previous twelve-month periods amounted to 1.1 pct.