WIESBADEN - In April 2016 the index of producer prices for industrial products fell by 3.1% compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In March 2016 the annual rate of change all over also had been -3.1%.
In April 2016 energy prices decreased by 8.8% compared with April 2015, prices of intermediate goods by 2.6% and prices of non-durable consumer goods by 0.4%. In contrast prices of capital goods rose by 0.6% and prices of durable consumer goods by 1.3%.
Basic data and long time series are available in table Producer price indices for industrial products (61241-0004) in the GENESIS-Online database.
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