Industrial prices up 1.37% in August

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    Malta’s industrial producer price index increased by 1.37% in August, as compared to the same month a year earlier, according to the most recent figures published by the NSO.

    The overall growth was chiefly fuelled by a 1.88% increase in capital goods, a growth of 1.76% in intermediate goods and 1.43% in consumer goods. The energy sector saw no price changes, according to NSO figures.

    The domestic market saw an industrial producer price growth of 0.73%. Prices of capital goods increased by 2.97%, consumer goods were up by 1.47% and intermediate goods were up by 0.07%.

    Non-domestic prices were up by 1.81% due to a rise of 2.33% in the non-euro area and 0.83% in the euro area.