CPI and domestic PPI increased by 0.78% and 0.52% respectively in April 2016

CPI and domestic PPI increased by 0.78% and 0.52% respectively in April 2016

CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) INCREASED BY 0.78% IN APRIL 2016
 
A rise in general index was realized in CPI (2003=100) on the previous month by 0.78%, on December of the previous year by 2.55%, on same month of the previous year by 6.57% and on the twelve months moving averages basis by 7.84% in April 2016.
 
The highest monthly increase was 12.60% in clothing and footwear...
 
In April 2016, the indices rose for education 0.87%, for recreation and culture 0.76%, for furnishings and household equipment 0.70% and for transportation 0.62%.
 
The only monthly decrease was 1.48% in food and non-alcoholic beverages...
 
In April 2016, the index declined only for food and non-alcoholic beverages amongst the main groups by 1.48%.
 
The highest annual increase was 12.84% in alcoholic beverages and tobacco...
 
Hotels, cafes and restaurants (11.35%), miscellaneous goods and services (11.25%), furnishings and household equipment (10.38%), health (9.58%) were the other main groups where high annual increases were realized.
 
 
DOMESTIC PRODUCER PRICE INDEX INCREASED BY 0.52%
 
Domestic producer price index (D-PPI) increased by 0.52% on monthly basis, increased by 1.27% on December of the previous year basis, increased by 2.87% on same month of the previous year basis and increased by 5.47% on the twelve months moving averages basis in April 2016.
 
D-PPI monthly increased by 1.37% in the index for mining and stone quarrying, increased by 0.58% in the index for manufacturing, decreased by 0.53% in the index for electricity and gas and increased by 0.13% for water supply.
 
The highest monthly increase was in crude petroleum and natural gas...
 
The highest rates of monthly increase in D-PPI by sub divisions of industry were indices for crude petroleum and natural gas (9.80%), for basic metals (2.64%), for coke and refined petroleum products (2.43%). On the other hand the highest rates of monthly decrease in D-PPI by sub divisions of industry were indices for computer, electronic and optical products (-1.90%), for wood and products of wood and cork, except furniture (-1.56%) and for metal ores (-0.99%).
 
The highest monthly increase in main industrial groupings was in durable consumer goods...
 
According to main industrial groupings classification in April 2016, the highest rates of monthly and annual increase were in durable consumer goods.

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