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Industrial producer prices up 0.2% in euro area

Christian Fernsby |
In November 2019, compared with October 2019, industrial producer prices rose 0.2% in the euro area (EA19) and 0.1% in the EU28, according to Eurostat.

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Topics: INDUSTRIAL    PRICES    EURO   

In October 2019, prices remained stable in both euro area and EU28. In November 2019, compared with November 2018, industrial producer prices decreased 1.4% in the euro area and 1.0% in the EU28.

Monthly comparison main industrial grouping and Member State

Industrial producer prices in the euro area in November 2019, compared with October 2019, rose 0.9% in the energy sector and 0.2% for non-durable consumer goods, while prices remained stable for capital goods and for durable consumer goods and decreased 0.3% for intermediate goods.

Prices in total industry excluding energy remained stable.

In the EU28, industrial producer prices rose 0.5% in the energy sector and 0.2% for non-durable consumer goods, while prices remained stable for capital goods and for durable consumer goods and decreased 0.4% for intermediate goods.

Prices in total industry excluding energy decreased 0.1%.

The highest increases in industrial producer prices were recorded in Greece (+3.4%), France (+1.1%) and Sweden (+0.9%), while the largest decreases were observed in Portugal (-0.9%), Spain (-0.6%) and Latvia (-0.5%).

Annual comparison main industrial grouping and Member State

Industrial producer prices in the euro area in November 2019, compared with November 2018, decreased 6.1% in the energy sector and 1.4% for intermediate goods, while prices rose 1.4% for capital goods, 1.6% for durable consumer goods and 1.7% for non-durable consumer goods.

Prices in total industry excluding energy rose 0.3%.

In the EU28, industrial producer prices decreased 5.2% in the energy sector and 1.1% for intermediate goods, while prices rose 1.4% for both capital goods and durable consumer goods and 1.8% for non-durable consumer goods.

Prices in total industry excluding energy rose 0.4%.

The largest decreases in industrial producer prices were observed in Denmark (-4.8%), Italy (-3.6%), Belgium (-3.2%) and Portugal (-2.7%), while the highest increases were recorded in Bulgaria (+4.0%), Romania (+3.6%), Greece and Slovenia (both +2.0%).


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