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Romania's Oct PPI growth highest among EU members in SEE - Eurostat

Author Vasil Kolchev
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SOFIA (Bulgaria), December 2 (SeeNews) - Romania's industrial producer prices index (PPI) grew by 32.4% year-on-year in October, the biggest increase on an annual comparison basis among all EU member states in Southeast Europe (SEE) and the fourth-highest in the bloc, the EU statistical office said on Thursday.

Romania also reported the highest monthly PPI rise in the region in October, by 8.6%, Eurostat said in a statement.

Elsewhere in SEE, Slovenia's annual PPI increase of 9.4% in October was the second-lowest in the EU.

Data about percentage changes in the PPI of EU member states in SEE in October follows:

Oct y/y Oct m/m
Bulgaria 25.2 4.5
Croatia 19.7 6.3
Greece 20.1 2.6
Romania 32.4 8.6
Slovenia 9.4 0.7
EU average 21.7 5.0

Source: Eurostat

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