Wednesday 13 November 2019

Cost of manufacturing up in May – CSO reporters

THE cost of manufactured goods increased in May – boosted by increases in food and computer prices.

Monthly factory gate prices increased by 1pc between July and August, new figures from the Central Statistics Office show.

The main changes in the year to August were increases in computer and electronic products which were up 15.9pc and food, which gained 10.6pc.

Dairy product prices fell in the same period.

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