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 2018 indices are compiled in the calculation base December 2017 and disseminated in reference base 2015.
In March 2018, the total producer price index increased by 0.4% respect to the previous month; the index of producer price increased by 0.4% on domestic market and it increased by 0.1% on non-domestic market. The percentage change of the average of the last three months compared to the previous three months increased by 1.1% (+1.2% on domestic market and +0.5% on non-domestic market).
The index increased by 2.0% compared with March 2017 (+2.4% on domestic market and +1.1% on non-domestic market).