Press release: 12.291-131/20
– The industrial producer price index,
IPPI 2015, reached 100.3 points in June 2020,
representing a price decrease of 2.1% compared to June 2019, as Statistics Austria
reports. In May 2020 and April 2020, the annual rates of change had been
-2.6% and -2.4%, respectively. The declining price trend at the producer
level has accelerated significantly in the second quarter of 2020. Compared
to the first quarter, the index went down by 1.7%.
The decrease of the industrial producer price index
in June 2020 (-2.1%) was primarily due to low prices in the energy sector
(-8.0%) and for intermediate goods (-2.1%). The prices for capital goods
rose by 0.9% in June 2020 and those for consumer goods by 1.0%.
Between May 2020 and June 2020, the industrial producer
price index rose by 0.2%.
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