WIESBADEN - In August 2016 the index of producer prices for industrial products fell by 1.6% compared with the corresponding month of the preceding year. In July 2016 the annual rate of change all over had been -2.0%.
In August 2016 energy prices decreased by 5.5% compared with August 2015, prices of intermediate goods fell by 1.6%. In contrast prices of non-durable consumer goods rose by 0.7%, prices of capital goods by 0.6% and prices of durable consumer goods by 1.2%.
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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