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Producer and Import Price Index in March 2024 Producer and Import Price Index rose by 0.1% in March

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15.04.2024 - The Producer and Import Price Index rose in March 2024 by 0.1% compared with the previous month, reaching 106.9 points (December 2020 = 100). In particular, petroleum products saw higher prices. Compared with March 2023, the price level of the whole range of domestic and imported products fell by 2.1%. These are the results from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

In particular, higher prices for petroleum products were responsible for the increase in the Producer Price Index compared with the previous month.

The Import Price Index registered higher prices compared with February 2024, particularly for petroleum products, wearing apparel, basic metals and semi-finished metal products. Rising prices were also observed for leather and related products as well as motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts. In contrast, petroleum and natural gas as well as pharmaceutical preparations became cheaper.

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