The industrial producer price index rose by 0.4% in the euro area in April 2007. In March, prices increased by 0.3%.
In April 2007, compared with April 2006, industrial producer prices gained 2.4% in the euro area.
The highest monthly increases were registered in Bulgaria and Greece (1.9%) and Denmark (1.8%). Decreases were recorded in the United Kingdom (-0.8%), Slovakia (-0.3%) and Belgium (-0.1%).
The highest year-over-year increases were recorded in Luxembourg (8.7%), Hungary (8%), Bulgaria (7.9%)  ; and Lithuania (7.3%). A decrease was registered in Denmark.
For more on European economic statistics, including industrial production, price indexes, construction output and industrial orders,  ; visit the MDM Databank.