Hungarian Farm Gate Prices Down 16.5 Pct Yr/Yr in October

Farm gate prices in Hungary fell 16.5 pct yr/yr in October after declining 8.8 pct in September, the Central Statistics Office (KSH) reported on December 15, 2008.


Crop prices fell a further 32.6 pct following a 22.2 pct decline in September. October livestock prices rose 7.4 pct, slowing further from a 9.3 pct increase on the preceding month.

January-October farm gate prices rose 2.9 pct yr/yr as crop prices fell 6.8 pct and livestock prices climbed 16.1 pct.

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