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 August 2013 the total producer price index increased by 0.2% with respect to the previous month; the index of producer prices rose by 0.2 on domestic market and marks no variation on non-domestic market. The percentage change of the average of the last three months compared to the previous three months has no variation (no variation on domestic market and -0.1% on non-domestic market).
The index decreased by 2.0% compared with July 2012 (-2.3% on domestic market and -0.8% on non-domestic market).