RTTNews - Friday, the Statistics Finland said producer prices for services sector rose 0.7% in the second quarter from the corresponding quarter of the year before.

The rise in the prices was particularly caused by increases in the prices of architectural and engineering activities, rents of office and business premises and business and other management consultancy activities, the statistical agency said.

At the same time, the rise of prices was curbed especially by lower prices of freight transport by road, sea and coastal freight water transport and telecommunications.

On a sequential basis, producer prices for services were flat in the second quarter.

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