The index of import prices in Germany increased by 1.6 percent year-on-year in December 2018, slowing from a 3.1 percent growth in the previous month and missing market consensus of 2.1 percent. Excluding crude oil and mineral oil products, the index rose 1.8 percent from a year earlier. On a monthly basis, import prices declined by 1.3 percent in December, after a 1 percent fall in November and compared to market expectations of a 0.8 percent drop. On an annual average in 2018 the index of import prices rose by 2.6 percent, slowing from a 3.5 percent advance in 2017. Import Prices in Germany averaged 79.36 Index Points from 1962 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 109.20 Index Points in March of 2012 and a record low of 40.80 Index Points in August of 1962.

Import Prices in Germany is expected to be 104.00 Index Points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Import Prices in Germany to stand at 107.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Germany Import Prices is projected to trend around 111.00 Index Points in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-11-30 07:00 AM Import Prices YoY 4.8% 4.4% 4.2%
2018-11-30 07:00 AM Import Prices MoM 1% 0.4% 0.5%
2018-12-21 07:00 AM Import Prices MoM -1% 1% -0.5%
2018-12-21 07:00 AM Import Prices YoY 3.1% 4.8% 3.6%


Germany Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.40 1.60 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.80 0.00 2.65 -2.73 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 103.40 104.20 107.00 20.50 Index Points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 103.40 104.40 105.40 75.50 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 103.30 104.10 105.90 69.80 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.30 1.20 6.29 0.19 percent [+]
Producer Prices 105.10 104.70 105.10 25.50 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.60 2.70 22.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Export Prices 102.10 102.20 102.60 36.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.40 103.70 109.20 40.80 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 0.70 1.00 8.22 -3.09 percent [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 104.10 103.70 108.70 57.60 Index Points [+]
CPI Transportation 104.40 106.40 109.50 57.30 Index Points [+]


Germany Import Prices

In Germany, Import Prices correspond to the rate of change in the prices of goods and services purchased by residents of that country from, and supplied by, foreign sellers. Import Prices are heavily affected by exchange rates. This page provides the latest reported value for - Germany Import Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Germany Import Prices - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
102.40 103.70 109.20 40.80 1962 - 2018 Index Points Monthly
NSA, 2015=100




Country Last Previous
Argentina 121.10 Dec/18
Australia 112.70 Dec/18
Brazil 125.00 Dec/18
Canada 120.20 Nov/18
China 112.60 Dec/18
Euro Area 100.70 Dec/18
France 100.60 Dec/18
Germany 102.40 Dec/18
India 513.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 149.59 Dec/18
Italy 108.60 Dec/18
Japan 95.20 Jan/19
Mexico 233.64 Dec/18
Netherlands 101.60 Dec/18
Singapore 83.40 Dec/18
South Africa 149.20 Sep/18
South Korea 84.98 Jan/19
Spain 114.10 Nov/18
Switzerland 104.28 Jan/19
Turkey 92.05 Dec/18
United States 124.30 Jan/19


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