August Import Prices: +2% vs. consensus of +1% and vs. -0.7% in July. Prices remain 15% lower...

|By:, SA News Editor
August Import Prices: +2% vs. consensus of +1% and vs. -0.7% in July. Prices remain 15% lower than a year ago, up from 19.2% in July. The jump was driven primarily by a 9.8% advance in fuel prices. Export prices rose 0.7% after falling 0.3% in July.