Producer prices in Tunisia increased 6.8 percent year-on-year in June 2019, up from a 5.5 percent rise in May, mainly due to prices of mining (29 percent vs 34.4 percent in May) and energy (7.5 percent, the same pace as in the prior month). Meanwhile, cost slowed for manufacturing (4.7 percent vs 6.2 percent). On a monthly basis, factory gate prices dropped 0.2 percent, following an 0.1 percent increase in the prior month. Producer Prices Change in Tunisia averaged 4.39 percent from 2001 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 14.70 percent in October of 2008 and a record low of -1.90 percent in January of 2010.
Producer Prices Change in Tunisia is expected to be 5.70 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in Tunisia to stand at 6.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Tunisia Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 6.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.