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26 Jun 2014
1:29 pm

PPI slows in May

Year-on-year producer price inflation (PPI) for final manufactured goods was 8.7 percent last month from 8.8 percent in April, Statistics SA said on Thursday.

FILE PICTURE: Assorted meat on sale. Picture: Michel Bega

The main contributors to the annual rate of 8.7 percent were food products, beverages and tobacco products; coke, petroleum, chemical, rubber and plastic products; metals, machinery, equipment and computing equipment, and transport equipment.