The Industrial Products Price Index increased by 1.6% in year-over-year terms in Catalonia in June 2017. For large industrial sectors, all increases: the consumer goods (2.0%), the intermediate goods (1.8%), and equipment goods (0.2%). On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant increases in prices were registered in the metallurgy; manufacture of basic iron, steel and ferroalloy products (5.8%) and in the machinery and equipment (3.9%); while the highest decreases registered in the other manufacturing industries (−1.7%) and the manufacture of other transport equipment (−1.0%). During the same period the industrial price index increased by 3.9% when compared to the same month of the previous year.
The Industrial Price Index is a short-term indicator that measures the monthly evolution in the prices of products manufactured by industry during their first phase of commercialisation. Based on data from INE, Idescat makes a tabulation by major industrial sectors.