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Canada February producer prices down 0.5% on refined petroleum products

    OTTAWA, March 31 (Reuters) - Producer prices in Canada fell
by 0.5% in February from January on lower prices for refined
petroleum products, Statistics Canada said on Tuesday.
    The decline followed a 0.3% decrease in January. Raw
materials prices were down 4.7% in February, and were down 5.9%
on the year.

    
 Industrial              Month-on-m  
 product                 onth        
 prices                              
 (pct                                
 change)                             
             Feb         Jan (rev)   Jan (prev)
 Total       -0.5        -0.3        -0.3
 Total       +0.1        0.0         0.0
 ex-energy/                          
 petrol                              
 
 Industrial              Year-on-ye  
 product                 ar          
 prices                              
 (pct                                
 change)                             
             Feb         Jan (rev)   Jan (prev)
 Total       -0.3        +0.5        +0.5
 Total       +0.1        -0.1        -0.1
 ex-energy/                          
 petrol                              
 
 Raw                      Month-on-m  
 materials                onth        
 price index                          
 (pct                                 
 change)                              
              Feb         Jan (rev)   Jan (prev)
 Total        -4.7        -2.3        -2.2
 Ex crude     -1.0        +1.3        +1.3
 energy                               
 
 Raw                     Year-on-ye  
 materials               ar          
 price                               
 index (pct                          
 change)                             
             Feb         Jan (rev)   Jan (prev)
 Total       -5.9        +1.7        +1.7
 Ex crude    -0.5        +1.2        +1.1
 energy                              
 
 (Reporting by Dale Smith, Editing by Kelsey Johnson)
  
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