Producer inflation eases from record levels in January
Producer inflation moderated in January, but economists warn price pressures are set to persist
Producer inflation moderated by more than expected in January, but remained above 10%, with SA manufacturers still grappling with supply-chain disruptions and elevated energy and food prices.
The producer price index (PPI) for final manufactured goods rose 10.1% in January from a record 10.8% in December 2021, and by less than the 10.4% acceleration expected by economists...
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