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Industrial Price Index. 04/2019

The Industrial Products Price Index increased by 0.6% in year–over–year terms in Catalonia in April 2019. For large industrial sectors, product prices increased for the sectors energy (6.0%), consumer goods (1.0%) and equipment goods (0.8%), while prices of intermediate goods remained stable (0.0%).

On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant increases in prices were registered in the wood and cork industry (except furniture), articles of straw and plaiting materials (3.3%) and in the manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products (3.2%). By contrast, decreases were registered in the prices of the chemical industries (−1.4%).

During the same period the industrial price index increased by 1.7% compared to the same month of the previous year.