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Producer prices in Bulgaria decreased 0.2%

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Total Producer Price Index in Industry in Bulgaria in June 2017 decreased by 0.2% compared to the previous month.

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Lower prices were registered in the manufacturing by 0.3% and in the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 0.1%, while in the mining and quarrying industry the prices rose by 0.8%.

In the manufacturing3 , more significant prices decreases were seen in the printing and reproduction of recorded media by 0.7%, in the manufacture of wearing apparel and in the manufacture of other transport equipment by 0.4%, while prices increases were reported in the manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture by 0.9% and in the manufacture of paper and paper products by 0.7%.

Total Producer Price Index in June 2017 increased by 3.1% compared to the same month of 2016. The prices rose in the mining and quarrying industry by 8.7%, in the manufacturing by 2.8% and in the electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning supply by 3.0%.

In the manufacturing more significant prices increases were seen in the manufacture of basic metals by 12.5%, in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers by 5.0% and in the manufacture of wood and of products of wood and cork, except furniture by 4.6%, while the producer prices fell in the manufacture of machinery and equipment by 0.3%.


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