ELSTAT: total industrial import price index rose by 32.8% in June this year

According to ELSTATin June of this year, a further significant increase in the overall price index for industrial import, by 32.8% compared to the corresponding index in June 2021, an increase of 20.5% was recorded when comparing the corresponding indices in 2021 and 2020.

According to ELSTAT, the new rise in so-called “imported inflation” is due to:
  • an increase in the price index of imports from countries outside the eurozone by 45.1%,
  • an increase in the price index of imports from eurozone countries by 10.2%.

At the same time, the overall index showed a decrease of 1.1% in June 2022 compared to May 2022, against a growth of 2.6% noted in the corresponding comparison of indices in 2021.

As we reported earlier, according to Eurostat, annual inflation in Greece was 11.1% in August, down 0.2% compared to the 11.3% announced in July. At the same time, energy prices rose by up to 800%, and food prices rose by 75% in some categories.

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