Bigger fall in wholesale prices last month

CSO figure show that petrol prices crept up

20th May, 2016
Wholesale dairy prices have dropped 7 per cent over past year Pic Pixabay

Official figures show that factory gate prices fell in April, led by lower prices for dairy and pharmaceutical products.

The Central Statistics Office said wholesale prices dropped by 0.3 per cent in the month, meaning prices have fallen by 3.8 per cent over the year to April. This is a steeper annual fall than the 3.3 per cent recorded in March.

During April, prices for export sales were down 0.7 per cent, but the index for home sales...

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