Import prices rise – A 0.4% increase during in the pandemic, beverages and food the main factors
The latest data from the Institute of Statistics regarding import prices, in the second quarter of 2020, show that the index reached 94.3, marking an increase of 0.4%, compared to the second quarter of 2019. The largest increase in import prices, of 0.9% is observed in the products of the processing industry section.
Within this section, the largest increase in prices is observed in the products of the activity “Production of beverages” by 7.6%, followed by the activities “Processing of food products” by 2.9%, “Production of machinery and equipment” by 2.9%. On the other hand, prices in the activity “Printing and regrouping of recorded media” have decreased by 8.1%, followed by “Coke processing and refining of petroleum by-products” by 4.4%, “Metallurgy” by 3, 1%, etc.
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