The Industrial Production Index adjusted by working days (Base 2010=100) increased by 4.3% on a year-over-year basis in Catalonia in October 2017. By large industrial sectors, recorded increases all sectors: the intermediate goods (6.4%), equipment goods (6.0%) and consumer goods (3.1%); on the other hand, energy decreased by 0.3%.
In this same period the index of industrial production (which does not include the energy and not adjusted by working days) increased by 9.2% respect to the year before.
The Industrial Production Index is a short-term indicator that measures the monthly evolution in the volume of gross added value generated by industrial branches and by industry as a whole. It therefore measures the changes in industrial production without the price effect. Based on data from INE, Idescat makes a tabulation by major industrial sectors as well as by sections and divisions in the CCAE-2009. It also calculates the IPI corrected for calendar effects.