ELSTAT: Annual jump of 27.2% of the Import Price Index in February

ELSTAT: Annual jump of 27.2% of the Import Price Index in February

The general Import Price Index in Industry jumped 27.2% in February 2022 compared to the corresponding index of February 2021, as announced today by ELSTAT.

It is noted that when comparing the respective indicators of the year 2021 with 2020, there was an increase of 6.3%.

Source: ELSTAT

The General Index for the month of February 2022, compared to the index for January 2022, showed an increase of 2.7% compared to an increase of 6.5% recorded during the corresponding comparison of the indicators for the year 2021.

At the same time, the average General Index of the twelve months March 2021 – February 2022, compared to the average General Index of the twelve months March 2020 – February 2021, showed an increase of 25.3% compared to a decrease of 11.0% in the corresponding comparison of the previous twelve months. .

Annual analysis

The increase of the General Import Price Index by 27.2%, in the month of February 2022, compared to the corresponding index of February 2021, is due to:

a. In the increase of the Price Index of Imports from Countries outside the Eurozone by 39.3%

b. In the increase of the Price Index of Imports from Eurozone Countries by 6.3%

The changes of the indices mainly contributed to the increase of the General Import Price Index (total market) by 27.2%:

Source: ELSTAT

Source: Capital