The overall industrial production prices (on the domestic and foreign markets) decreased in June by 0.1 pct as compared to May 2017, while compared to the same period in 2016 they increased by 2.5 pct, according to data centralised by the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
The situation on large industrial groups shows that in June 2017, y-o-y, on the overall domestic and foreign markets, the biggest growth was registered in the intermediate goods industry, by 4.1 pct, followed by the durable goods industry, by 3.8 pct, for current goods by 3.5 pct and by 2.3 pct for the capital goods industry. On the other hand, the energy industry decreased by 0.4 pct in the mentioned period.
As compared to May 2017, the largest increase was recorded in the intermediate goods, capital goods and durable goods industries, by 0.3 pct per category, while the current goods industry registered a 0.2 pct price appreciation. In contrast, the energy industry reported a 1.2 pct drop in prices.
On the domestic market, as compared to May, prices dropped by 0.1 pct, the same as on the foreign one, while, compared to the same month last year, they went up by 1.9 pct on the domestic market and 3.6 pct on the foreign market.