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Industrial producer prices up 0.1% in both euro area and EU28

Christian Fernsby |
In October 2019, compared with September 2019, industrial producer prices rose 0.1% in both euro area (EA19) and EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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Topics: INDUSTRIAL    PRODUCER    PRICES    EURO   

In September 2019, prices increased 0.1% in the euro area and remained stable in the EU28.

In October 2019, compared with October 2018, industrial producer prices fell 1.9% in the euro area and 1.6% in the EU28.

Monthly comparison main industrial grouping and Member State

Industrial producer prices in the euro area in October 2019, compared with September 2019, rose 0.7% in the energy sector, 0.3% for non-durable consumer goods and 0.1% for both capital goods and durable consumer goods, while they fell 0.3% for intermediate goods.

Prices in total industry excluding energy fell 0.1%.

In the EU28, industrial producer prices rose 0.2% for both energy sector and non-durable consumer goods, 0.1% for durable consumer goods and remained stable for capital goods, while they fell 0.3% for intermediate goods. Prices in total industry excluding energy fell 0.1%.

The highest increases in industrial producer prices were recorded in Belgium (+2.3%), Netherlands (+0.9%), Denmark and Spain (both +0.5%), while the largest decreases were observed in Greece (-2.0%), Estonia (-0.7%), and Latvia (-0.6%).

Annual comparison main industrial grouping and Member State

Industrial producer prices in the euro area in October 2019, compared with October 2018, fell 7.9% in the energy sector and 1.0% for intermediate goods, while they rose 1.4% for capital goods, 1.5% for nondurable consumer goods and 1.6% for durable consumer goods.

Prices in total industry excluding energy rose 0.3%.

In the EU28, industrial producer prices fell 8.0% in the energy sector and 0.7% for intermediate goods, while they rose 1.5% for both capital goods and durable consumer goods and 1.6% for non-durable consumer goods.

Prices in total industry excluding energy rose 0.6%.

The largest decreases in industrial producer prices were recorded in Denmark and Italy (both -4.1%), Greece (-4.0%) and Belgium (-3.0%), while the highest increases were observed in Bulgaria (+3.8%), Romania (+2.9%) and Slovenia (+1.9%).


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