The industrial producer price index in Estonia continued to increase in May

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2017, the producer price index of industrial output changed by 0.3% compared to April and by 4.2% compared to May 2016 - writes baltic-course.

In May, compared to the previous month, the producer price index was affected more than average by an increase in prices in the manufacture of furniture, chemical products and parts and accessories for motor vehicles, but also by a decrease in prices in the manufacture of metal products, in electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply and in mining and quarrying.

Compared to May 2016, the index was affected more than average by an increase in prices in the manufacture of fuel oils, electronic equipment and food products, but also by a decrease in prices in mining and quarrying and in the manufacture of parts and accessories for motor vehicles.

In May 2017, the export price index changed by -0.1% compared to April and by 6.1% compared to May 2016.

In May, compared to the previous month, the prices of petroleum products, articles of peat, metals and furniture decreased more than average, while the prices of chemical products, parts and accessories for motor vehicles and agricultural products increased more than average.

In May 2017, the import price index changed by -0.8% compared to April and by 4.1% compared to May 2016.

In May, compared to the previous month, the prices of agricultural and petroleum products decreased more than average, while the prices of beverages, building materials and motor vehicles increased more than average.

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