Press release: 12.531-122/21
– The industrial producer price index,
IPPI 2015, reached 105.1 points in April 2021,
representing a price increase of 4.6% compared to April 2020, as Statistics Austria
reports. This was the highest annual rate since May 2011 (+4.6%). In
March and February 2021, the annual rates of change had been +2.8% and
+0.9%. Thus, the industrial products show an ongoing upward price trend.
Between March and February 2021, the industrial producer price index
increased by 1.0%.
The increase of the industrial producer price index
in April 2021 (+4.6%) was mainly caused by high prices in the energy
sector (+9.5%) and for intermediate goods (+5.8%). The prices for consumer
goods raised by 1.0% in April 2021 and those for capital goods by 0.8%.
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