The industrial producer price index measures the evolution of output prices for goods manufactured in Italy and sold on the domestic and non-domestic markets. Since January 2013 indices are compiled in the calculation base December 2012 and disseminated in reference base 2010.
In October 2013 the total producer price index decreased by 1.0 with respect to the previous month; the index of producer prices decreased by 1.3 on domestic market and by 0.2 on non-domestic market. The percentage change of the average of the last three months compared to the previous three months was -0.4% (-0.5% on domestic market and -0.1% on non-domestic market).
The index decreased by 2.2% compared with October 2012 (-2.7% on domestic market and -0.8% on non-domestic market).