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Industrial Production Index. 03/2022

The Industrial Production Index adjusted by working days increased by 0.1% year-over-year in Catalonia in March 2022. By large industrial sectors, consumer goods increased by 4.5%, while intermediate goods decreased by 3.4%, energy by 2.3% and capital goods by 1.4%.

In the same period, the Industrial Products Index (which does not include energy and is not adjusted by working days) increased by 2.7% compared with the same month the previous year. The Industrial Production Index (which includes energy) increased by 2.2% year-over-year. By large industrial sectors, consumer goods increased by 6.9% and capital goods by 1.3%, while energy decreased by 1.8% and intermediate goods by 0.9%.

Moreover, by industrial divisions the most significant increases were registered in manufacture of machinery and mechanical equipment (16.9%) and manufacture of pharmaceutical products (13.1%). By contrast, manufacture of transport material (−20.4%) and manufacture of other non metal mineral products (−9.8%) decreased.