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Annual output producer price inflation remained low in March, while the rate of input prices continued to fall.
Factory gate prices rose 0.2% between February and March, compared with a rise of 0.1% between January and February.
Core factory gate prices, which exclude the more volatile food, beverages, tobacco & petroleum products, rose 1.0% in the year to March, compared with a rise of 1.1% in the year to February.
The overall price of materials and fuels bought by UK manufacturers for processing (total input prices), fell 6.5% in the year to March, compared with a fall of 5.8% in the year to February.
Total input prices fell 0.6% between February and March, compared with a fall of 0.5% between January and February.
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