FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Switzerland's producer and import price index, a primary indicator of consumer price inflation, increased 0.1% in December, up from 0.0% in November. This growth is just below market expectations of a 0.2% increase.

In annual terms, the Swiss PPI is at -2.5%, down from -3.3% in November and in line with forecasts. With this result, Swiss year-over-year producer and import prices continue their climb up from the bottom of -6.10% established in July of last year.