Industrial Price Index. 10/2019
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 (3.5%) and in the manufacture of other transport equipment (2.7%).