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Industrial Price Index. 01/2019

The Industrial Products Price Index increased by 0.7% in year-over-year terms in Catalonia in January 2019. For large industrial sectors, all product prices increased: equipment goods (1.4%), consumer goods (0.7%) and intermediate goods (0.3%).

On the other hand, by industrial divisions,the most significant increases in prices were registered in the printing and reproduction of recorded media (5.4%); in the other manufacturing industries (4.7%) and in the industry wood and cork (except furniture), articles straw and plaiting materials (3.4%). By contrast, decreases were registered in the prices of metallurgy, manufacture of basic iron, steel and ferroalloy products (−2.0%).

During the same period the industrial price index increased by 1.3% compared to the same month of the previous year.