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Industrial Price Index. 09/2019

The Industrial Products Price Index (excluding energy) increased by 0.2% in year–over–year terms in Catalonia in October 2019, while industrial price index decreased by 1.0% in year–over–year terms. By large industrial sectors energy prices (−5.4%) and those of intermediate goods (−2.6%) decreased, while prices of consumer goods (2.7%) and those of the equipment goods (0.2%) increased.

On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant decreases in prices were registered in the chemical industries (−5.6%), in the metallurgy; manufacture of basic iron, steel and ferroalloy products (−3.8%). By contrast, increased prices in the industries of food products (3.6%) and in the manufacture of other transport equipment (2.7%).