November 2017 compared with October 2017 Industrial producer prices up by 0.6% in both Euro Area and EU28

In November 2017, compared with October 2017, industrial producer prices rose by 0.6 % in both the Euro Area (EA19) and the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In October 2017, prices increased by 0.4 % in both zones

In November 2017, compared with November 2016, industrial producer prices rose by 2.8 % in the Euro Area and by 3.1 % in the EU28.

Monthly comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The 0.6 % increase in industrial producer prices in total industry in the euro area in November 2017, compared with October 2017, is due to rises of 2.3 % in the energy sector, of 0.2 % for intermediate goods and of 0.1 % for capital goods, while prices remained stable for durable consumer goods and fell by 0.2 % for non-durable consumer goods. Prices in total industry excluding energy remained stable.

In the EU28, the 0.6 % increase is due to rises of 2.5 % in the energy sector, of 0.2 % for intermediate goods and of 0.1 % for both capital goods and durable consumer goods, while prices fell by 0.2 % for non-durable consumer goods. Prices in total industry excluding energy remained stable.

The highest increases in industrial producer prices were observed in the Netherlands (+1.9%), Denmark (+1.8 %), Belgium (+1.7 %) and France (+1.4 %), while decreases were observed in Cyprus (-0.5 %), Ireland (-0.3 %) and the Czech Republic (-0.1 %).

Annual comparison by main industrial grouping and by Member State

The 2.8 % increase in industrial producer prices in total industry in the euro area in November 2017, compared with November 2016, is due to rises of 4.9 % in the energy sector, of 3.2 % for intermediate goods, of 1.7 % for non- durable consumer goods, of 1.0 % for capital goods and of 0.7 % for durable consumer goods. Prices in total industry excluding energy rose by 2.1%.

In the EU28, the 3.1 % price increase is due to rises of 5.9 % in the energy sector, of 3.4 % for intermediate goods, of 1.9 % for non-durable consumer goods and of 1.0 % for both capital goods and durable consumer goods. Prices in total industry excluding energy rose by 2.2 %.

Industrial producer prices rose in all Member States. The largest increases were recorded in Belgium (+7.1%),

Bulgaria (+5.8 %), the United Kingdom (+5.1 %), Hungary (+4.7 %) and the Netherlands (+4.6 %).

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