Industrial producer prices up by 0.8% in euro areaStaff Writer | December 3, 2016
In October 2016, compared with September 2016, industrial producer prices rose by 0.8% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.0% in the EU28, according to Eurostat.
Europe Increase in industrial producer prices
The 0.8% increase in industrial producer prices in total industry in the euro area in October 2016, compared with September 2016, is due to rises of 2.6% in the energy sector, of 0.3% for non-durable consumer goods and of 0.1% for both intermediate goods and durable consumer goods, while prices remained stable for capital goods.
Prices in total industry excluding energy rose by 0.1%. ■