|Price index (Year 2015 = 100)||% monthly change||% annual change|
Monthly factory gate prices increased by 0.3% in May 2019. This compares to an increase of 0.8% for May of last year. The annual percentage change showed a decrease of 6.3% in May 2019, compared to a decrease of 5.9% in the year to April 2019. See graph across and table 1.
In the month, the price index for export sales increased by 0.2%, while the index for home sales showed no change. In the year there was a decrease of 6.7% in the price index for export sales (this can be influenced by currency fluctuations) and an increase of 2.1% in respect of the price index for home sales. See table 2 and Figure 2.