By categories of goods, industrial production prices in the EU recorded the biggest decreases in energy sector (minus 4.4%) and intermediate goods industry (minus 0.6%). On the other hand, increases were recorded in the case of the prices in consumer goods industry (0.1%), capital goods industry (0.4%) and durables industry (1%).
Industrial production prices remained stable in the Czech Republic, and the most significant decreases were seen in Lithuania (minus 5.1%), Belgium (minus 4.7%) and Slovakia (minus 3.8%). The only price rises in industrial production were recorded in Romania (by 0.8%), Latvia and Sweden (both by 0.3%).
In August 2014 compared with the previous month, industrial production prices decreased by 0.1% in the Eurozone and in the EU.
By categories of goods, industrial production prices in the EU decreased 0.4% in energy sector and by 0.1% in intermediate goods industry and durables one, and increases were seen in capital goods industry (0.1%).
The highest price rises in industrial production were recorded in Sweden (0.3%) and Hungary (0.2%), and the most significant decreases were recorded in Denmark (minus 0.7%), Croatia (minus 0.6%), Estonia (minus 0.5%), Slovakia (minus 0.4%), Great Britain, Belgium, Austria and France (all - minus 0.3%), Ireland, the Netherlands and Lithuania (all - minus 0.2%), Romania, Bulgaria, Germany, Greece, Spain and Portugal (all - minus 0.1%). (Source: acmedia.eu)