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Eurostat released its producer price index for the Eurozone on Thursday. Eurozone's producer price index declined 0.3% in April, missing expectations for a 0.1% rise, after a 0.3% increase in March.
Intermediate goods prices rose 0.2% in April, capital goods prices were up 0.1%, non-durable consumer goods prices were down 0.1% and durable consumer goods prices increased 0.1%, while energy prices decreased 1.1%.
On a yearly basis, Eurozone's producer price index dropped 4.4% in April, missing expectations for a 4.1% decline, after a 4.1% fall in March. March's figure was revised up from a 4.2% drop.
Eurozone's producer prices excluding energy fell 1.2% year-on-year in April, after a 1.1% decline in March. Energy prices dropped at an annual rate of 12.5% in April.