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Agricultural producer prices in Hungary up 4.8%

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Agricultural producer prices in Hungary were up by 4.8% in September 2015 compared to the corresponding period of the previous year.

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The increase was due to a 12.2% rise in the prices of crop products, while the prices of live animals and animal products went on decreasing, by 5.9%.

In October 2015 compared to October 2014:

The price of every group of crops with high priority rose: that of potatoes to the lowest (9.0%) and the price of fruits to the highest extent (26%).

The price of cereals was up by 12%, which was primarily due to a 23% increase in the price of maize, while that of wheat increased by 0.4%.

The producer price level of live animals became 1.1% and that of animal products 16% lower.

In January–October 2015 compared to the same period of the previous year:

Agricultural producer prices were cut by 2.3%, within which the prices of crop products rose by 2.0% and the prices of live animals and animal products were reduced by 8.8%.

The price of pigs for slaughter fell by 11% and the producer price of milk by 21%.

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