Price increase Dutch manufacturing industry remains stable

Price increase Dutch manufacturing industry remains stable

Selling prices in Dutch manufacturing industry were nearly 10 percent higher in September 2011 than in September 2010. The price increase is the same as in August.

According to Statistics Netherlands manufacturing prices rose across the board relative to September 2010. With 31 percent, prices of refined petroleum products increased most notably. The increase was slightly more substantial than in August. Manufacturers in the chemical industry (15 percent) and manufacturers of food products (9 percent) also charged much higher prices for their products than in September 2010.

Compared to one month previously, prices rose by 0.6 percent. The price increase on the domestic market was less substantial than the price increase on the foreign market.

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