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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Wholesale Price Index

July 2019

 Price index (Year 2015 = 100)% monthly change% annual change
May 201995.10.3%-6.3%
Jun 201994.8-0.3%-6.8%
Jul 201994.1-0.7%-5.9%

Annual Manufacturing Prices decrease by 5.9% in July

Figure 1 - Manufacturing Industries Output Price Index
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Monthly factory gate prices decreased by 0.7% in July 2019. This compares to a decrease of 1.7% for July of last year. The annual percentage change showed a decrease of 5.9% in July 2019, compared to a decrease of 6.8% in the year to June 2019.  See graph across and table 1.

In the month, the price index for export sales decreased by 0.8%, while the index for home sales increased by 0.2%. In the year there was a decrease of 6.3% in the price index for export sales (this can be influenced by currency fluctuations) and an increase of 1.8% in respect of the price index for home sales.  See table 2 and Figure 2.