ELSTAT, in a report, said that the Producer Price Index in Industry (PPI) in May 2011 compared with May 2010 recorded a rise of 7.3%. The index in May 2010 had recorded an increase of 7.9% compared with May 2009.
The PPI in May 2011 compared with April 2011 recorded a fall of 1.3%. The index in May 2010 had recorded a decrease of 0.5% compared with April 2010.
The twelve-month average index, from June 2010 to May 2011, compared with the same index of the period from June 2009 to May 2010, increased by 6.8%. The previous year the twelve-month average index remained unchanged.