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Hungary September Producer Prices Rise Fastest in Five Months

November 02, 2011

Nov. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Hungarian producer prices, an early indicator of inflation trends, rose at the fastest pace in five months in September.

Factory-gate prices increased 4.1 percent from a year earlier, the quickest growth since April, the Budapest-based statistics office said today in an e-mail. The median estimate of six economists surveyed by Bloomberg was for a 3.3 percent advance. Prices jumped 3.3 percent in the month.

--Editors: Alan Crosby, James M. Gomez

To contact the reporter on this story: Edith Balazs in Budapest at ebalazs1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James M. Gomez at jagomez@bloomberg.net


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