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Industrial price index. 12/2019 and year 2019. Provisional data

The industrial products price index (which does not include energy) increased by 0.9% on a year-over-year basis in Catalonia in December 2019. By large industrial sectors, consumer goods (3.8%) and equipment goods (0.3%) increased, while prices of intermediate goods decreased (−1.9%).

On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant increases in prices were registred in industries of food products (5,6%), in the manufacture of other transport equipment (2,5%); while prices decreased in the metallurgy and manufacture of basic iron, steel and ferroalloy products (−8.2%) and chemical industries (−3.4%).

During the same period the industrial price index fell a 0.2% compared to the same month of the previous year.

In 2019, Industrial Products Price Index (which does not include energy), in annual average terms, increased 0.5% in relation to the previous year, according to provisional data. By large industrial sectors, the prices of consumer goods (1.9%) and the prices of equipment goods (0.6%) increased, while prices of intermediate goods decreased (−1.2%). For sections and divisions of the CCAE-2009 , the rise in prices for the industry wood and cork, except furniture; articles straw and plaiting materials (2.6%) and food products, was noted (2.4%), and the decrease in those in the chemical industry (−3.1%).

The Industrial Price Index, in annual average terms, increased by 0.3% compared to 2018.