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Industrial Price Index. 06/2019

The Industrial Products Price Index increased by 0.5% in year–over–year terms in Catalonia in June 2019. For large industrial sectors, product prices increased for the consumer goods (2.0%), equipment goods (0.7%) and sectors energy (0.1%), while prices of intermediate goods decreased (−1.2%).

On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant increases in prices were registered in the Manufacturing industries (3.5%) and in the industry wood and cork, except furniture; articles straw and plaiting materials (3.2%). By contrast, decreases were registered in the prices of the metallurgy; manufacture of basic iron, steel and ferroalloy products (−3.3%) in of the chemical industries (−2.8%).

During the same period the industrial price index increased by 0.4% compared to the same month of the previous year.