Industrial Production Prices Index year-on-year change rate shifted from 0.5% in March to 4.9% in April. Excluding the Energy grouping, the variation was 2.3% (1.4% in previous month). The monthly change rate of the total index was 1.5% (-2.8% in the same month of 2020).
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