In September 2013, compared with August 2013, prices in total industry excluding the energy sector fell by 0.1% in both the euro area and the EU28. Prices in the energy sector increased by 0.5% and 0.4% respectively. In both zones, durable consumer goods rose by 0.1%, capital goods and non-durable consumer goods remained stable while intermediate goods fell by 0.1%.
Among the Member States for which data are available, the highest increases were recorded in Estonia (+1.0%), Lithuania and Austria (both +0.5%), Denmark and Sweden (both +0.4%), and the largest decreases in Cyprus (-0.9%), Belgium (-0.8%), Ireland (-0.6%) and Portugal (-0.5%).
In September 2013, compared with September 2012, prices in total industry excluding the energy sector fell by 0.1% in the euro area and rose by 0.1% in the EU28. Prices in the energy sector decreased by 2.7% and 2.4% respectively. Intermediate goods fell by 1.5% in the euro area and by 1.3% in the EU28. Capital goods increased by 0.6% and 0.7% respectively. Durable consumer goods gained 0.8% in the euro area and 0.5% in the EU28. Nondurable consumer goods rose by 1.6% and 1.8% respectively.
Among the Member States for which data are available, the largest decreases in the total index were observed in Cyprus (-3.6%), Bulgaria (-3.5%), the Netherlands (-2.7%) and Lithuania (-2.3%), and the highest increases in Estonia (+10.8%), Denmark (+2.5%), Ireland (+2.1%) and the United Kingdom (+1.9%).