The Industrial Production Prices Index recorded a year-on-year change rate of 2.4% in December (3.2% in November). Excluding the Energy grouping, the year-on-year change rate raised 1.9% (2.0% in the previous month). The monthly change rate of the total index was null (0.8% in December 2016).
In the 4th quarter 2017, the year-on-year change rate of the total index was 2.7% (2.5% in the previous quarter).
The annual change rate of the total index was 3.4% in 2017 (-2.8% in 2016). The indexes for the internal and external market registered variations of 3.7% and 3.0% respectively. Excluding the Energy grouping, the annual change rate stood at 1.4% in 2017 (-0.5% in 2016).