UPDATE 1-Canada Sept producer prices fall on metals, gasoline

Tue Oct 29, 2013 8:37am EDT
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* Industrial product prices fall 0.3 pct on metals, gasoline

* Raw materials prices down 1.5 percent

OTTAWA, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Lower prices for primary metal products and gasoline triggered a 0.3 percent decline in Canada's industrial producer prices in September from August, following three straight months of advances, Statistics Canada said on Tuesday.

Raw materials prices also fell in the month for the first time since April, down 1.5 percent on lower crude oil prices.

Analysts surveyed by Reuters had forecast, on average, a 0.2 percent drop in the industrial product price index and a 0.7 percent slide in the raw materials price index.

Year on year, industrial prices were up 1 percent and raw materials gained 2.1 percent.