FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Import prices have increased 5.7% in Germany in march from the same month last year, an increase somewhat lower than the 5.9% p0osted in February, according to figures released by the Federal Statistical Office.

Oil products have been responsible for most of the increase, as excluding crude oil and mineral oil products, import prices would have increased 1.5% on the year. On the month, import prices have increased 0.4%.

Export prices have increased 2.2% on the year in march, and 0.2% month on month.