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Bulgaria's producer deflation deepens to 5.6% y/y in May - table

Bulgaria's producer deflation deepens to 5.6% y/y in May - table Author: Konig Metall. License: All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), June 30 (SeeNews) - Bulgaria's annual producer price deflation deepened to 5.6% in May from 5.2% the month before, data from the National Statistics Institute (NSI) indicated on Thursday.

On a monthly comparison basis, producer prices rose 0.2% last month after falling 0.4% in April, the data showed.

On the domestic market, output prices fell 4.5% on the year and 0.1% on the month, while on foreign markets prices dropped 7.8% on the year and rose 1.0% on the month.

PPI, breakdown by industry (pct change):

  May y/y May m/m April y/y April m/m
Manufacturing -5.8 0.5 -4.9 -0.1
Mining -6.0 0.1 -8.8 2.5
Utilities -5.3 -0.4 -5.7 -1.7
PPI total -5.6 0.2 -5.2 -0.4

source: NSI

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