Manufacturing prices slightly up on one year previously

29/03/2013 09:30
Figures on manufacturing prices released on 4 and 29 March have been adjusted. For more information, the reader is referred to this explanation. Adjusted figures for February can be accessed in StatLine.

Output prices of the Dutch manufacturing industry were 0.3 percent higher in February 2013 than in February 2012. The price increase has become gradually less substantial in recent months.

Factory gate prices

Factory gate prices

Prices of food, drink and tobacco were nearly 5 percent higher in February than one year previously. Basic metal products, petroleum derivates and products manufactured by the paper and publishing industry were cheaper than in February 2012.

Index factory gate prices

Index factory gate prices

Output prices in the manufacturing industry rose by 0.9 percent in February compared to January. At 1.0 percent, the price increase on the foreign market exceeded that on the domestic market (0.8 percent).

More figures can be found in dossier Business cycle.

For more information on economic indicators, see the Economic Monitor.