French producer prices rise in March

27th April 2005, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, April 27 (AFP) - French producer prices rose 0.6 percent in March from February, the national statistics office INSEE said Wednesday.

PARIS, April 27 (AFP) - French producer prices rose 0.6 percent in March from February, the national statistics office INSEE said Wednesday.  

Prices were up 3.1 percent on a 12-month basis.  

Economists polled by AFP's financial news subsidiary AFX News had expected a 0.5 percent rise on the month and a 3.0 percent rise over the year.  

Excluding volatile food and energy data, producer prices rose 0.1 percent month-on-month and 2.5 percent year-on-year.

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