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Industrial Price Index. 07/2020

The Industrial Products Price Index (excluding energy) decreased by 0.4% in year-over-year terms in Catalonia in July 2020. By large industrial sectors, energy prices (−9.9%) and intermediate goods (−2.3%) decreased, whereas consumer goods (1.0%) and equipment goods (0.2%) grew.

On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant decreases in prices were registered in chemical industries (−6.9%) and repair and installation of machinery and equipment (−1.7%). By contrast, prices metallurgy, manufacture of basic iron, steel and ferroalloy products (2.4%) and other manufacturing industries (2.1%) increased.

During the same period, the Industrial Price Index decreased by 2.4% compared to the same month of the previous year.