Producer prices in Sweden jumped 8.2 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, following a 6.5 percent rise in December. It is the highest producer inflation since October of 1995, mainly boosted by a 30.7 percent jump in cost of energy related goods (22.9 percent in December). Additional upward pressure came from intermediate goods (7 percent from 3.9 percent), consumer goods (4.1 percent from 3.2 percent) and capital goods (2.4 percent from 2.6 percent). Prices rose faster on the export market (10.6 percent from 8.1 percent in December) and the import market (11.3 percent from 7.8 percent), partially due to the depreciation of the Swedish krona against other major currencies. On the domestic market, prices increased 5.8 percent, following a 4.8 percent rise in December. On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.6 percent. Producer Prices Change in Sweden averaged 1.54 percent from 1991 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 10.81 percent in May of 1995 and a record low of -5.29 percent in April of 2013.
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This page provides the latest reported value for – Sweden Producer Prices Change – plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Sweden Producer Prices Change – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.