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 2014 indices are compiled in the calculation base December 2013 and disseminated in reference base 2010.
In May 2014 the total producer price index decreased by -0.1 with respect to the previous month; the index of producer prices decreased by -0.1 on domestic market and it was unchanged 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 1.4% compared with May 2013 (-1.7% on domestic market and -0.6% on non-domestic market).