TABLE-South Africa’s producer price inflation rises to 4% year on year in February

PUBLISHED: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 09:38:15 GMT
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JOHANNESBURG, March 25 (Reuters) – South Africa’s producer price inflation (PPI) quickened to 4% year on year in February from 3.5% in January, the statistics agency said on Thursday. On a month-on-month basis, the PPI rate was at 0.7% in February from a 0.8% increase in the previous month, Statistics South Africa said. Percentage changes: Feb Feb Jan Jan y/y m/m y/y m/m Final manufactured goods 4.0 0.7 3.5 0.8 Intermediate manufactured goods 9.9 2.0 8.6 2.4 Electricity and water 9.2 2.9 8.7 -1.1 Mining and quarrying 11.5 4.0 22.9 4.3 Agriculture, forestry and fishing 10.0 -2.1 11.3 1.5 (Reporting by Mfuneko Toyana)

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