Switzerland’s producer and import prices increased in February, mainly driven by higher petroleum prices, data from the Federal Statistical Office showed on Tuesday.
Producer and import prices rose 5.8 percent year-on-year in February.
The producer price index rose 3.9 percent annually in February and import prices increased 9.8 percent.
On a monthly basis, producer and import prices increased 0.4 percent in February.
Prices for basic metals and semi-finished metal products also increased in February, the agency said.
Domestic sale prices gained 4.9 percent yearly in February and rose 0.6 percent from a month ago.