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TABLE-Swiss producer/import prices down 0.8 pct yr/yr in May
June 17, 2014 / 7:17 AM / 3 years ago

TABLE-Swiss producer/import prices down 0.8 pct yr/yr in May

ZURICH, June 17 (Reuters) - Swiss producer and import prices fell 0.8 percent in May from a year ago and were 0.1 percent higher compared with the previous month, the Federal Statistics Office said on Tuesday.

It said producer prices fell 0.5 percent year-on-year, while import prices fell 1.4 percent.

KEY FIGURES

May 2014 April 2014 May 2013 Combined index 97.5 97.5 98.3 change yr/yr -0.8 -1.2 -0.2 change mth/mth 0.1 -0.3 -0.3 Producer price index 98.4 98.4 98.9 change yr/yr -0.5 -0.8 0.3 change mth/mth 0.0 -0.2 -0.3 Import price index 95.7 95.5 97.0 change yr/yr -1.4 -2.0 -1.2 change mth/mth 0.1 -0.5 -0.4 (index base 100 = May 2003)

Core infl. producer

prices pct change yr/yr -0.6 -0.8 0.4

Core infl. import

prices pct change yr/yr -1.3 -0.7 0.2

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