Producer prices on the domestic market decreased from April to May by 0.9 percent. During the same period import prices fell 1.8 percent and export prices fell 0.3 percent. In total producer prices decreased 0.5 percent.
On the domestic market a seasonally normal decrease in prices for district heating contributed with 0.8 percentage points. On the export market a decrease in prices for refined petroleum products contributed with 0.3 percentage points, and on the import market lower prices for crude oil contributed 1.0 percentage points to the downturn.
Prices for domestic supply, that is, domestic and import markets together, decreased 1.3 percent on average from April to May.
Compared to May of last year producer prices have increased 0.3 percent. During the same period prices increased 0.9 percent on the export market and 0.1 percent on the import market. Prices on the domestic market have decreased 0.3 percent and prices for domestic supply have decreased 0.2 percent.