Monday May 20 2019
Georgia Producer Prices Change at 5.70 percent
Georgia's producer prices increased 5.7 percent from a year earlier in April 2019, the most since October last year, following a 5.4 percent advance in the previous month. Main upward pressure came from: manufacturing (6.7 percent), in particular food products, beverages and tobacco (7.8 percent), basic metals and fabricated metal products (4.9 percent) and pulp, paper and paper products, recorded media, printing services (16.6 percent). In addition, mining & quarrying cost went up 4.2 percent and electrical energy, gas, steam and hot water prices rose 0.9 percent. On a monthly basis, producer prices increased 0.2 percent.