Sept. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Hungarian producer prices, an early indicator of inflation trends, dropped for a third consecutive month in August.
Factory-gate prices fell 0.1 percent from a year earlier, the Budapest-based statistics office said today in an e-mail. The median estimate of five economists surveyed by Bloomberg was for a 0.2 percent rise. Prices rose 0.7 percent in the month.
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