Wholesale prices in Germany decreased by 1.3 percent year-on-year in December 2019, after a 2.5 percent fall in the previous month. This was the sixth straight month of decline in wholesale prices, amid decreases in cost of petroleum products (-8.5 percent), waste and residual materials (-21.4 percent), grain, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (-9.5 percent), information, communication equipment (-7.5 percent). By contrast, prices increased for live animals (32.9 percent) and meat and meat products (8.3 percent). Considering 2019 as a whole, wholesale prices were 0.1 percent lower on average than in 2018 mainly due to petroleum products (-3.5 percent), waste and residual materials (-11.0 percent), and information, communication equipment (-5.3 percent). Wholesale Prices in Germany averaged 102.01 Index Points from 2015 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 106.50 Index Points in November of 2018 and a record low of 97.30 Index Points in February of 2016. source: Federal Statistical Office

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Germany Wholesale Prices

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
103.80 103.80 106.50 97.30 2015 - 2019 points Monthly
2015=100, NSA



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-12-13 07:00 AM Wholesale Prices MoM Nov -0.1% -0.1% 0.2%
2019-12-13 07:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY Nov -2.5% -2.3% -2.2%
2020-01-13 07:00 AM Wholesale Prices MoM Dec 0% -0.1% 0.2%
2020-01-13 07:00 AM Wholesale Prices YoY Dec -1.3% -2.5% -1.1%


News Stream
2019-12-13
German Wholesale Prices Fall the Most in 3-1/2 Years
Wholesale prices in Germany decreased by 2.5 percent year-on-year in November 2019, after a 2.3 percent fall in the previous month. It was the biggest drop in wholesale prices since May 2016, amid declines in cost of petroleum products (-15.7 percent), waste and residual materials (-19.8 percent), cereals, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (-11.1 percent), and information, communication equipment (-7.8 percent). By contrast, prices increased for both live animals (23.7 percent) and meat and meat products (6.7 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices fell by 0.1 percent in November, the same pace as in October.

2019-11-11
German Wholesale Prices Fall the Most in Over 3 Years
Wholesale prices in Germany declined by 2.3 percent year-on-year in October 2019, after a 1.9 percent drop in the previous month. It was the biggest fall in wholesale prices since May 2016, amid declines in cost of petroleum products (-13.7 percent), waste and residual materials (-18.7 percent), cereals, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (-10.9 percent), and computing, peripherals and software (-6.5 percent). In contrast, prices increased for both live animals (20.9 percent) and meat and meat products (5.8 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices fell by 0.1 percent in October, following a 0.4 percent decrease in September.

2019-10-14
German Wholesale Prices Fall More than Expected
Wholesale prices in Germany declined by 1.9 percent year-on-year in September 2019, after a 1.1 percent fall in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 1.3 percent decrease. It was the third consecutive fall in wholesale prices, as cost dropped for mineral oil products (-11 percent); waste and scrap (-12.8 percent); cereals, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (-9.4 percent); and computing, peripherals and software (-6.6 percent). In contrast, prices rose for live animals (13.8 percent) and meat and meat products (5.2 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices fell by 0.4 percent in September, following a 0.8 percent decline in August.

2019-09-13
German Wholesale Prices Fall in August
Wholesale prices in Germany declined by 1.1 percent year-on-year in August 2019, compared to a 0.1 percent fall in the previous month, led by declines in prices for petroleum products (-6.1 percent), waste and residual materials (-10 percent), cereals, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (-9 percent), and computing, peripherals and software (-6.3 percent). In contrast, there were increases in prices for live animals (13.7 percent) and meat and meat products (5.4 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices fell by 0.8 percent in August, following a 0.3 percent drop in July.

2019-08-13
German Wholesale Prices Fall in July
Wholesale prices in Germany dropped by 0.1 percent year-on-year in July 2019, compared to a 0.3 percent gain in the previous month, led by declines in prices for petroleum products (-3.1 percent), scrap and residual materials (-9.5 percent) as well as data processing equipment, peripherals and software (-5.7 percent). In contrast, there were increases in prices for live animals (14 percent) and meat and meat products (5.2 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices fell unexpectedly by 0.3 percent in July, missing forecasts of a 0.2 percent gain and following a 0.5 percent drop in June.

2019-07-12
German Wholesale Price Inflation at 2-1/2-Year Low
Wholesale prices in Germany increased 0.3 percent on a yearly basis in June 2019, slowing from a 1.6 percent advance in the previous month and missing market expectations of 1.3 percent. This was the lowest since October 2016, when the rate was 0.2 percent. Upward pressure came from wholesale of live animals (13.6 percent) as well as cereals, raw tobacco, seeds and animal feed (6.8 percent) and meat and meat products (5 percent), while price declines were recorded for waste and residual materials (-10 percent), computers, peripherals and software (-5.2 percent) and Petroleum products (-2.1 percent). On a monthly basis, wholesale prices unexpectedly fell 0.5 percent.


Germany Wholesale Prices
The index of wholesale prices measures the development of prices of goods sold by wholesalers within Germany to the extent that such sales are included under wholesale, such as contracts concluded with resellers, processors or other bulk purchasers. This may refer to goods produced in Germany or to imported goods. Excluded are sales from producers direct to retailers or final consumers.

Germany Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 1.50 1.10 11.54 -7.62 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.50 -0.80 2.65 -2.73 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 105.80 105.30 107.00 20.50 points [+]
Harmonised Consumer Prices 106.00 105.40 106.40 75.50 points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 105.90 105.10 106.30 69.80 points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.70 1.40 6.29 0.19 percent [+]
Producer Prices 104.40 104.40 105.40 25.50 points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.70 -0.60 22.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Export Prices 102.40 102.40 102.60 36.20 points [+]
Import Prices 101.50 101.00 109.20 40.80 points [+]
Food Inflation 1.90 1.60 8.22 -3.09 percent [+]
Wholesale Prices 103.80 103.80 106.50 97.30 points [+]
CPI Housing Utilities 105.50 105.40 108.70 57.60 points [+]
CPI Transportation 106.90 106.60 109.50 57.30 points [+]