FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Producer prices index has edged down in December, following a strong increase in November, although the yearly increase has been the largest of the last 25 years, according to data by the US Department of Labour.

Producer prices have decreased 0.1% in December from November, after a 3.2% rise in November, excluding food and energy, producer prices have gone 10.2% up, below the 0.4% increase posted in November.

Year on year the PPI increased 6.3, the largest rise since the ear 1981, while except food and energy, the Core PPI rose 2.0%.