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 2015 indices are compiled in the calculation base December 2014 and disseminated in reference base 2010.
In May 2015 the total producer price index increased by 0.2% with respect to the previous month; the index of producer price increased by 0.2% on domestic market and by 0.1% on non-domestic market. The percentage change of the average of the last three months compared to the previous three months was unchanged (-0.3% on domestic market and +0.8% on non-domestic market).
The index decreased by 1.9% compared with May 2014 (-2.7% on domestic market and +0.7% on non-domestic market).
Date of next release: 31 July 2015