In January 2017, compared with December 2016, industrial producer prices rose by 0.7% in the euro area (EA19) and by 0.8% in the EU28, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. In December 2016 prices increased by 0.8% in the euro area and by 0.9% in the EU28.
Monthly comparison by Member State
Industrial producer prices rose in all Member States. The largest increases were observed in Malta (+2.3%), Belgium (+2.1%), Spain (+1.8%) and Portugal (+1.7%).
Annual comparison by Member State
The largest increases in industrial producer prices were recorded in Belgium (+13.3%), the United Kingdom (+10.0%) and the Netherlands (+8.4%), while decreases were observed in Luxembourg (-3.1%) and Latvia (-1.3%).