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South Korea PPI Rises 0.6% On Month In March

Producer prices in South Korea climbed 0.6 percent on month in March, the Bank of Korea said on Monday, after collecting 0.7 percent in February.

Among the individual components, prices for agriculture, forestry and marine products were up 1.4 percent, while manufacturing industry products were up 0.7 percent, electric power, water and gas prices added 0.4 percent and services costs collected 0.2 percent.

On a yearly basis, PPI was up 2.8 percent following the 3.5 percent jump in the previous month.

by RTT Staff Writer

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