Russian producer prices advanced 4.1 percent in June compared with a year earlier, more than economists forecast.
Prices of goods leaving factories and mines fell 0.9 percent compared with the previous month, the Federal Statistics Service in Moscow said today in an e-mailed statement. Economists predicted an annual increase of 3.1 percent and a drop of 2.2 percent on a monthly basis, according to the median estimates in two Bloomberg surveys.
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