Press release: 12.723-021/22
– The industrial producer price index,
IPPI 2015, reached 118.3 points in December 2021,
representing a price increase of 16.7% compared to December 2020, as
Statistics Austria reports. In November and October 2021, the annual rates
of change had been +15.3% and +14.0%, respectively. In 2021, the annual
average rate was 7.9%. That was the highest year-on-year rise since
records began in January 2000 and followed a 1.6% price decrease in 2020.
Thus, in 2021 there was a turnaround in the price development of industrial
The increase of 7.9% in 2021 was mainly due to rising
prices in the energy sector (+16.6%) and for intermediate goods (+9.7%).
Prices rose by 1.4% for consumer goods and by 1.2% for capital goods.
Between November and December 2021, the industrial
producer price index went up by 1.5%.
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