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EventProducer & Import Prices, y/y
DescriptionThe indicator reflects the average change in prices for raw materials, intermediate consumption materials and goods. It is used to calculate the detailed components of the gross national product into the comparable prices. It is an indicator of inflationary pressure. It is also a leading indicatorof consumer inflation in the country, as the growth of prices in the manufacturingsectoris finally laid on the consumers.
EffectIt has a moderate influence on the Swiss franc. Overall, the index growthis positive for the Swiss currency.
SourceSwiss Federal Statistical Office