Industrial production prices overall (domestic and foreign market) increased in March by 0.3 percent compared to February 2017, while in comparison to the same period of 2016, the prices increased by 3.9 percent, according to the data centralized by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
The situation regarding large industrial groups reveals the in March 2017 compared to the same month of 2016, overall on domestic and foreign market, the highest growth was recorded in the energy industry, specifically 5.9 percent, followed by the one in the intermediate goods industry, namely 3 percent, the consumer goods industry by 2.8 percent and the capital goods industry by 2.1 percent.
Compared to February 2017, the highest increase was recorded by the intermediate goods industry by 1 percent, while the energy industry reported a drop of prices by 1.2 percent. Slight increases were recorded in the capital goods industry, namely by 0.9 percent, the consumer goods industry by 0.4 percent and the durable goods industry by 0.1 percent.
On the domestic market, compared to February, prices increased by 0.1 percent and on the foreign market by 0.6 percent, while in comparison to the same month of last year, prices increased on the domestic market by 3.1 percent and on the external market by 5.5 percent.