Producer prices in Czech Republic rose 3.1 percent year-on-year in February of 2017, following a 2.1 percent increase in January while market expectation of a 2.9 percent rise. It was the second rise in producer prices since December of 2013 and the highest increase since February 2012, mainly due to coke and refined petroleum products. Prices of energy went up 8.3 percent. Additional upward pressure came from cost of mining and quarrying (5.8 percent); water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation services (2.1 percent) and food products, beverages, tobacco (0.6 percent). In contrast, prices went down for electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning (-1.2 percent) and transport equipment (-0.9 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.4 percent, following a 0.7 percent rise in January while market expected a 0.3 percent rise. Producer Prices Change in Czech Republic averaged 5.40 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 77.40 percent in May of 1991 and a record low of -5.40 percent in September of 2009.
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