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Press release 174 / 2017-05-30: Import prices in April 2017: +6.1% on April 2016

Index of import prices

As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), the index of import prices increased by 6.1% in April 2017 compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In March 2017 and in February 2017 the annual rates of change were +6.1% and +7.4%, respectively. From March 2017 to April 2017 the index slightly fell by 0.1%.

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Press release 175 / 2017-05-30: Agreed earnings in the 1st quarter of 2017: +2.8% on the same quarter a year earlier

The collectively agreed earnings, as measured by the index of agreed monthly earnings including extra payments, increased an average 2.8% in the first quarter of 2017 year on year. On an average of the last 20 quarters, the relevant rate of change was 2.5%. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that, excluding extra payments, the year-on-year increase in the first quarter of 2017 was 2.8%, too. Consumer prices were up 1.9% over the same period.

More : Agreed earnings in the 1st quarter of 2017: +2.8% on the same quarter a year earlier …

Key figures

Population31.12.201582.2 mn
Persons in employment1st Quarter 201743.7 mn
Economic growth (GDP)1st Quarter 20170.6%
Inflation rateApril 20172.0%
Share in gross domestic product
Net lending20160.8%
Public debt201668.3%

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