German wholesale prices in 2017: 3.5% on 2016
In 2017 the average index of selling prices in wholesale trade was 3.5% higher than the average index of 2016, as reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). Compared with December 2016, the index increased by 1.8% in December 2017. In November 2017 the annual rate of change was +3.3% and in October 2017 it was +3.0%, respectively. Compared with November 2017 the index of wholesale prices fell by 0.3% in December 2017.