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Industrial Price Index. 05/2021

The Industrial Products Price Index (excluding energy) grew by 7.1% year-over-year in Catalonia in May 2021. By large industrial sectors, energy (24.5%), intermediate goods (14.4%), consumer goods (3.4%) and equipment goods (1.3%) increased.

On the other hand, by industrial divisions, the most significant increases in prices were registered in metallurgy, manufacture of basic iron, steel and ferroalloy products (27.0%) and in chemical industries (22.6%). By contrast, prices decreased in printing and reproduction of recorded media (−2.3%) and in repair and installation of machinery and equipment (−1.2%).

During the same period, the Industrial Price Index (which includes energy) increased by 10.1% compared to the same month of the previous year.