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10/4/2022, 11:00 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Eurozone producer prices rise 5% in August

Industrial producer prices in the Eurozone (EA19) jumped 5% on a monthly basis in August a report by Eurostat revealed on Tuesday. In the entire European Union (EU27), the gauge moved up by 4.9% compared to the previous month. Over the previous 12 months, producer prices were up by 43.3% in the euro area, and 43% in the entire Union.

The energy sector led the hike with an 11.8% increase in the euro area and an 11.9% hike in the EU. On an annual comparison basis, prices of energy skyrocketed both in the Eurozone and in the block, soaring by 116.8% and 115.4% respectively.

Ireland saw the sharpest increase in prices, both on a monthly and on yearly basis.

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