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Industrial Price Index. 02/2019

The Industrial Products Price Index increased by 0.5% in year-over-year terms in Catalonia in February 2019. For large industrial sectors, all product prices increased: energy (6.1%), equipment goods (1.0%), consumer goods (0.5%) and intermediate goods (0.1%).

On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant increases in prices were registered in the printing and reproduction of recorded media (4.0%), in the other manufacturing industries (3.6%) and in the industry wood and cork (except furniture), articles straw and plaiting materials (3.3%). By contrast, decreases were registered in the prices of the chemical industries (−2.2%).

During the same period the industrial price index increased by 1.6% compared to the same month of the previous year.