Germany's Federal Statistics Office reported the following
economic indicator on Tuesday:
GERMAN IMPORT PRICES (Pct change)
OCT 12 SEPT 12 OCT 11
Month-on-month -0.6 -0.7 -0.3
Year-on-year +1.5 +1.8 +6.8
Index (basis 2005) 118.7 119.4 116.9
(if available only: The Statistics Office said that
excluding oil, import
prices were down 0.4 percent month-on-month and up
0.4 percent year-on-year. )
The mid-range forecast of economists polled by Reuters was
for a month-on-month fall of 0.3 percent and a year-on-year rise
of 1.8 percent.
(Reporting by Berlin Newsroom)
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