The 14.5 percent increase in the
prices of semi-finished products (mainly iron, steel, metal and wooden
products) had a decisive impact on the development of the entire index,
according to the information provided by the Czech Statistical Office. Import
prices were 9.9 percent higher (15.1 percent higher after adjustments). Terms
of trade dropped to 97.8 percent (98.8 percent in September).
Source: Czech Statistical Office