EghtesadOnline: The average Producer Price Index for industrial chicken farms in the first quarter of the current Iranian year (March 20-June 20) increased by 16.12% compared with the corresponding quarter of last year.
The overall PPI for the sector in spring, which ended on June 20, using 2011 as the base year, stood at 504.81, indicating a 1.24% growth compared with the preceding quarter.
During the four-quarter period ending June 20, PPI increased by 12.85% compared with the similar period of the year before. The index grew 19.36% in the four-quarter period ending March 19.
The highest quarter-on-quarter increase of the index among Iranian provinces during the period was registered for Gilan with 29.14% and the sharpest producer deflation was recorded in Bushehr with 23.34%.
On a year-on-year basis, Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province registered the highest increase with 128.06% and Bushehr posted the biggest deflation with 19.27%, the Statistical Center of Iran reported.