Industrial Production Prices Index recorded a year-on-year change rate of -5.0% in August (-5.4% in the previous month). Excluding the Energy grouping the index stood at -1.4% (-1.6% in June). The monthly change rate of the total index was null (variation of -0.5% in the same month of 2019).
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