Industrial producer prices rose by 0.1 percent in June on a monthly basis in both the euro area and the 28-nation EU, according to estimates from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.
In May, the industrial prices fell by 0.1 percent in both zones.
On a yearly basis, industrial producer prices in June decreased by 0.8 percent in both the euro area and the EU.
The 0.1 percent increase in industrial producer prices in the euro area is due to rises of 0.5 percent in the energy sector and of 0.1 percent for both capital goods and durable consumer goods, while prices remained stable for intermediate goods and for non-durable consumer goods.
In the EU, the 0.1 percent increase was due to rises of 0.3 percent in the energy sector and of 0.1 percent for durable consumer goods, while prices remained stable for intermediate goods, capital goods and non-durable consumer goods. Prices in total industry excluding energy remained stable.
The largest increases in industrial producer prices were observed in Spain, Latvia, Greece and Hungary, and the highest decreases in Lithuania, Estonia and Denmark.