ECONOMY

Producer Price Index up 0.6% in June compared to a year earlier

The Producer Price Index in Industry (PPI) increased by 6 percent in June 2013 compared with June 2012, the Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) said on Monday.

The PPI in June 2013 compared with May 2013 recorded a decrease of 0.1 percent.

The twelve-month average index, from July 2012 to June 2013, compared with the same index of the period from July 2011 to June 2012, increased by 1.6 percent.

The previous year the twelve-month average index had increased by 6.6 percent.