Industrial producer prices in the Euro Area dropped 0.6 percent from a month earlier in February 2020, after a downwardly revised 0.2 percent increase in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 0.2 percent decline. It was the biggest decrease in industrial prices since June last year, due to a fall in energy cost (-2.3 percent vs 0.1 percent in January). In addition, intermediate goods prices were down 0.2 percent (vs 0.2 percent in January), while price rises were seen for durables (0.2 percent vs 0.5 percent), non-durable consumer goods (0.2 percent vs 0.1 percent) and capital goods (0.1 percent vs 0.4 percent). Year-on-year, producer prices dropped 1.3 percent in February, compared to market consensus of a 0.7 percent decline.

Producer Prices in the Euro Area averaged 80.71 points from 1981 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 106.20 points in October of 2018 and a record low of 49.10 points in January of 1981. This page provides the latest reported value for - Euro Area Producer Prices - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Euro Area Producer Prices - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2020. source: Eurostat

Producer Prices in Euro Area is expected to be 105.55 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices in Euro Area to stand at 105.66 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Euro Area Producer Prices is projected to trend around 107.98 points in 2021 and 109.92 points in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Euro Area Producer Prices

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
104.10 104.70 106.20 49.10 1981 - 2020 points Monthly
2015=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-01-06 10:00 AM Nov 0.2% 0.0% 0.1% -0.1%
2020-02-04 10:00 AM Dec 0% 0.1% 0% 0.2%
2020-03-03 10:00 AM Jan 0.4% 0.1% 0.5% 0.6%
2020-04-02 09:00 AM Feb -0.6% 0.2% -0.2% -0.2%


News Stream
Eurozone Producer Prices Fall the Most in 8 Months
Industrial producer prices in the Euro Area dropped 0.6 percent from a month earlier in February 2020, after a downwardly revised 0.2 percent increase in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 0.2 percent decline. It was the biggest decrease in industrial prices since June last year, due to a fall in energy cost (-2.3 percent vs 0.1 percent in January). In addition, intermediate goods prices were down 0.2 percent (vs 0.2 percent in January), while price rises were seen for durables (0.2 percent vs 0.5 percent), non-durable consumer goods (0.2 percent vs 0.1 percent) and capital goods (0.1 percent vs 0.4 percent). Year-on-year, producer prices dropped 1.3 percent in February, compared to market consensus of a 0.7 percent decline.
2020-04-02
Eurozone Producer Inflation at Over 1-Year High in January
Industrial producer prices in the Euro Area rose 0.4 percent from a month earlier in January 2020, after an upwardly revised 0.1 percent increase in the previous month but slightly below market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain. It was the biggest increase in industrial prices since October 2018, boosted by cost of energy (0.7 percent from -0.4 percent in December); durable consumer goods (0.5 percent from a flat reading); and capital goods (0.4 percent from 0.1 percent). Meanwhile, non-durable consumer goods prices slowed (0.1 percent from 0.5 percent). Year-on-year, producer prices went down 0.5 percent, following a downwardly revised 0.6 percent decline in December and matching market consensus.
2020-03-03
Eurozone Producer Prices Unchanged in December
Industrial producer prices in the Euro Area were unchanged from the previous month in December 2019, following a 0.1 percent gain in November and in line with market expectations. Higher prices of non-durable consumer goods (0.5 percent vs 0.2 percent in November) and capital goods (0.1 percent vs a flat reading in the prior month) were offset by a decline in cost of energy (-0.5 percent vs 0.9 percent) and durable consumer goods (-0.1 percent vs a flat reading in November). Year-on-year, producer prices fell 0.7 percent, also matching market forecasts.
2020-02-04
Eurozone Producer Prices Rise More than Expected
Industrial producer prices in the Euro Area rose 0.2 percent from a month earlier in November 2019, after being unchanged in October and compared to market expectations of a 0.1 percent gain. Energy prices led the gains (0.9 percent, the same as in October), followed by non-durable consumer goods (0.2 percent vs 0.3 percent). Meanwhile, capital and durable consumer goods were unchanged, after a 0.1 percent advance in the previous month, while intermediate goods prices continued to drop (-0.3 percent, the same as in October). Year-on-year, producer prices fell 1.4 percent, compared to market forecasts of a 1.5 percent decline.
2020-01-06

Euro Area Producer Prices
In Euro Area, the Producer Price Index measures the average change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period.