Wholesale prices in Germany increased 0.3 percent on a yearly basis in June 2019, slowing from a 1.6 percent advance in the previous month and missing market expectations of 1.3 percent. This was the lowest since October 2016, when the rate was 0.2 percent. Upward pressure came from wholesale of live animals (13.6 percent) as well as cereals, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (6.8 percent) and meat and meat products (5 percent), while price declines were recorded for waste and residual materials (-10 percent), computers, peripherals and software (-5.2 percent) and Petroleum products (-2.1 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices unexpectedly fell 0.5 percent. Wholesale Prices in Germany averaged 101.83 Index Points from 2015 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 106.50 Index Points in November of 2018 and a record low of 97.30 Index Points in February of 2016.